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Robert J. Darling

Lieutenant Colonel, United States Marine Corps (Ret.)

Bob Darling is founder and CEO of Flash Emergency Management. In this role, he serves as the senior company officer and leads corporative initiatives. Prior to starting the company, Bob was Vice President at Zenetex, LLC and then President and CEO of Quantitative Analytics, LLC.

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As a Marine Corps officer, Bob led missions flying attack helicopters in Desert Shield, Desert Storm, and Somalia Africa and subsequently served as a presidential helicopter pilot supporting President Bill Clinton, and as an Airlift Operations officer for the White House Military Office (WHMO) under President George W. Bush. 

Bob translates his extensive crisis leadership experience into valuable lessons and tools delivered directly to corporate CEOs, their senior management teams, and other senior executives within the U.S. Government. Bob is the author of 24 Hours Inside the President’s Bunker, a graduate of Harvard University’s seminar on Crisis Leadership, and an internationally sought-after public speaker on Crisis Management and Leadership.


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