Tom Roberts was appointed Blue Bird’s Chief Administrative Officer in November 2015. Immediately prior to this appointment, Mr. Roberts advised Cerberus Operations and Advisory Company, LLC, an affiliate of Cerberus Capital Management, L.P., as well as numerous portfolio companies, including Blue Bird, with respect to strategic, organizational, legal and compliance issues. Previously, from 2006 to 2008, Mr. Roberts served as Senior Vice President and General Counsel of the Controls Group of Invensys, PLC, a global provider of automation and information technologies.
Prior to this, Mr. Roberts was a partner at Sidley Austin LLP where he advised corporations, consulting firms and other clients on a broad range of legal issues, including unfair competition, litigation, employment, governance and sensitive internal investigations. Mr. Roberts earned his undergraduate degree from DePauw University and his law degree from Northwestern University.