Robert Kaplan, Jr. is the founder and co-managing partner of Kaplan Voekler Cunningham & Frank PLC where he spearheads the firm’s practice area on the JOBS Act and Regulation A.
Rob has appeared on radio and television, as well as in print media, offering commentary on the JOBS Act.
He has worked with Congress on Title IV since its inception, and with the Securities and Exchange Commission on rules for implementation, including testifying before the U.S. Senate Banking Committee on Regulation A’s impact on the lower middle market and the alternatives industry.
Rob is the co-author of “Regulation A+: How the JOBS Act Creates Opportunities for Entrepreneurs and Investors,” published by Apress.
He was previously appointed by the governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia to serve from 2012 to 2016 as a member of the Virginia Board of Housing and Community Development, the governing board of the Virginia Department of Housing and Community Development.
Rob is also the President of HC Government Realty Trust, Inc., a Real Estate Investment Trust which seeks to acquire built-to-suit and improved-to-suit, single-tenant properties leased by the United States of America, primarily through the U.S. General Services Administration (“GSA”). HC Government Realty Trust’s Regulation A+ offering, seeking to raise up to $30 million through the sale of its common stock under Title IV of the JOBS Act, was qualified by the SEC in late 2016.