Robert and his wife, Carol bought their first home in Glenview before moving to Northbrook in 2003. Their two sons attend Glenbrook North High School. He is very familiar with the North Shore suburbs having grown up in Wilmette. Robert has built a career on developing collaborative strategies, project management and fiscal responsibility. He believes by developing a strong communication with the residents, Northbrook can better managed and prioritize development so that it is more reflective of what the community wants.
Robert stayed in Illinois for college where he graduated Southern Illinois University with a BS in Finance. He has over 30 years’ experience as a global trade compliance officer with multiple corporate offices in the northern suburbs including Pfizer, WW. Grainger, Emerson, Takeda Pharmaceuticals, and currently Leica Biosystems. He directs an international team through the legal department that maintains global compliance with ever-changing government laws and regulations. Robert has restructured many business contracts over his career and saved millions of dollars for his employers.
When Robert is not working he is a sports enthusiast! Robert has been a volunteer coach with Northbrook Baseball and Bluehawks Hockey since 2013. He was selected as House League Coach of the Year in 2015.