Robert (Bob) Pocica '75

Robert Pocica

Bachelor of business administration (B.BA), finance, Stetson University, 1975

Senior vice president and chief security officer, Mckesson Corporation

San Francisco, Calif.

Robert (Bob) Pocica is the senior vice president and chief security officer at McKesson. He is responsible for the security and safety of McKesson's people, product and property. His group develops and implements security policies, procedures and training programs while leveraging current technology including incident tracking and case management systems. He also manages the safety program in which he is responsible for the development and implementation of safety policies and procedures, training programs and day-to-day safety operations.

As senior director of global security programs at Pfizer Pharmaceutical, Pocica was responsible for the development and implementation of policies, procedures and training programs for the global security department. He supported and coordinated global investigations and served as deputy to the vice president, providing oversight and coordination of the global security group.

During his career of 23 years with the FBI as a special agent, Pocica was assigned to several field offices working various criminal investigations. He also worked in several FBI headquarters components in managerial roles.

Pocica is a member of the following associations:

  • Healthcare Distribution Management Association
  • Pharmaceutical Security Institute
  • Association of Certified Fraud Examiners
  • American Society for Industrial Security
  • Economic Crime Institute at Utica College, Board of Advisors
  • Society of Former Agents of the FBI
  • Jet Aviation, Board of Advisors
  • Northern California Business Aviation Association, founding and current board member
  • National Business Aviation Association Leadership Council

An alumnus of Stetson University, Pocica received his bachelor of business administration degree in 1975. He also holds a master of public administration degree from the University of Southern California. Pocica was elected to the Stetson University Board of Trustees in May 2014.

He is a pilot and enjoys golfing and boating with his wife, Annette.