Bob is a VFD Specialist at Air Reps in the Oregon market. He has worked in the Industrial / HVAC market since 1985 selling motor controls, transformers, enclosures and variable frequency drives; specializing in ABB drives. He was the ABB Territorial Manager from 1986 until his move to Oregon Air Reps in 2001. Since then he has educated the VFD market place by offering continuing education classes through the State of Oregon and teaches at Local 290-Steamfitters and Plumbers Union. Bob received his BS degree from Western Illinois University in Industrial Education and Technology in 1979 and served in the US Army Security Agency for three years.
Bob and his wife Chris, have four children; three grown sons and a daughter. When Bob’s boys were younger, he coached Little League and played an active role as a scouting mentor and volunteered his expertise on numerous Eagle Scout projects. Currently, Bob enjoys woodworking, home renovations, fishing, golfing and watching his daughter perform in gymnastics.. As a family, they enjoy many outdoor activities; hiking, camping and traveling during the summer.