He has been a Cleveland Economic Development Corporation board member since 2011. He also serves on the Greater Cleveland Chamber of Commerce. He is involved in many other organizations in the Cleveland community. You can see him around Cleveland, participating in the events. This type of work ethic is what prompted him to be nominated and receive the Citizen of the Year Award in 2013.
He is a lifetime resident of the Cleveland area. Robert has been married to his wife, Liz since 1975 and together they have two beautiful daughters. He is also blessed with two grandchildren-a granddaughter and a grandson.