Managing Director

Robert C. Hardy, CCP, CCA

Audit and Assurance
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Meet Robert

With expertise in construction management and corporate construction projects, Bob helps clients with construction audits. He performs onsite assessments and assurance reviews regarding physical construction, compliance with organizational policies and procedures and the effectiveness of controls. By conducting root cause analysis, Bob develops proactive recommendations for clients.

Bob attains increased savings for clients through his strong knowledge of construction delivery methods, procurement, contracting, management processes, contract types, incentive strategies, labor rates and vehicle allowances, as well as cost buildup techniques and equipment pricing.

He negotiates developer agreements, lease language, construction contracts and service agreements and is well-versed in guaranteed maximum price (GMP), lump sum, design-build and cost-plus contracts.

Prior to joining Armanino, Bob was a member of Brown Smith Wallace’s Advisory practice. He previously served as the senior director of construction at Centene. Over the course of his career, Bob successfully managed more than 70 capital projects, overseeing delivery methods, contracts, developer agreement negotiations, change order due-diligence, lease language oversight, labor rate reviews and equipment pricing.

Bob earned his B.S. in construction management with a minor in business administration from Bradley University.

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Professional History


  • National Association of Construction Auditors (NACA)


  • Bradley University


  • Brown Smith Wallace
  • Centene Corporation
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • Clayco, Inc.

Speaking Engagements

  • “How Do We Get Owners To Support Auditors Involvement Early And Often?” National Association of Construction Auditors (NACA ) 2021 Conference, Nashville, Tennessee
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