Rob graduated from the University of Illinois with a bachelor's degree in finance and received his MBA from Loyola University. He also completed the Masters in Landscape Business program through the American Nursery and Landscape Association, now known as AmericanHort.
Rob brings more than 35 years of experience in landscape contracting, with a major emphasis on long-term management and site development. His responsibilities include the oversight and implementation of proper horticultural practices in the care of existing landscape, including turf, trees, shrubs, evergreens, perennials, seasonal flower beds and native prairie plants.
In his maintenance program, Rob emphasizes the use of extensive flower and native prairie plants to promote a naturalized changing seasons of colors, under the philosophy that promoting and maintaining healthy plant growth are an essential part of the overall landscape management program. He has been involved with several community organizations, including the Forest Park Chamber of Commerce & Development, for which he served as President.