|Robert (Bob) Vitamante was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Select Personnel Services, a major temporary services company based in Santa Barbara with operations throughout California. He also served as President and CFO of 3Dshopping.com, a B2B internet service provider. In that role he led the company in IPO on AMEX.
Prior to his involvement with Select Personnel Services, Vitamante was the Executive Vice President - Finance & Administration and CFO of Pinkerton’s, Inc., a publicly traded company with revenues of over $800 million from the provision of security staff and other security services on a worldwide basis. Also, Vitamante served as Senior Vice President and CFO of Olsten Corporation, a publicly traded company with revenues that had grown from $150 Million to $1.2 Billion during his tenure.
Vitamante worked as the Assistant Corporate Controller of Columbia Pictures Industries as well as for the international accounting firm KPMG Peat, Marwick.
As a personal philosophy, Vitamante is committed to building financial, professional and personal value and achievement for his firms and his associates. He also brings a strong commitment to the community and to professional and personal development. As such, he has been a Vice President and Director for his Homeowners’ Association and a Director (and panelist) for the Central Coast Chapter of the MIT Enterprise Forum. He continues to have a strong interest in training and helping young people gain entry and success in the business world.
A New Yorker until moving to California in 1992, Vitamante received his BBA in Accounting from Manhattan College in 1967 and has been a CPA since 1971. He has resided in Santa Barbara since 2001