was born and raised in Chicago, attending St. Patrick’s High School and the University of Illinois with a degree in history.  He is an attorney specializing in civil and criminal litigation and he received his J.D. from Harvard Law School.  He and his wife have traveled all over the world.  Bob has been or is involved with many not for profit organizations, including NICASA, Lambs Farm, National Association for Down Syndrome, Center for Independent Futures and the Ted Fund. He also serves the University of Illinois as a member of the Illinois Foundation, the Chancellor’s Circle, the Friends of History Board and the Alumni Awards Committee. Actively involved in theatre, Bob has attended and supported various Chicago theatres over many years, and looks forward to serving with the prestigious group of Jeff Committee members.