Mr. Robinson is the Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of the University of Rochester Medical Center and Vice President, Government and Community Relations for the University. He has responsibility for the University’s role in economic development and is a member of the Finger Lakes Regional Economic Development Council. He is a voting member of the New York State Public Health & Health Planning Council, and serves as Board Chairman for NextCorps, Excell Partners, Inc., and NewYorkBIO. He serves on the Board for Empire Discovery Institute (EDI) and is a past Chairman for Greater Rochester Enterprise (GRE). He serves on the boards of several private and public community agencies. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the City College of New York and Master’s degrees from the New School for Social Research and Columbia University.