Bob received his undergraduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Waterloo in 1971, before moving on to attend Osgoode Hall Law School, graduating in 1974, later in 1976 opening his office to practice law in Bolton.
Shortly after moving to Bolton, Bob joined the Rotary Club of Bolton and has been an active member since then. He has also served Rotary District 7080 as Governor in 2009/10. Bob also made time to volunteer with young people, coaching in hockey and baseball, serving as a Beaver leader, and as the Secretary/Registrar for Bolton Minor Hockey for 5 years. He also successfully led the Caledon Senior Hockey League over a period of 15 years, as a team rep and then as the league President.
Bob has been honoured by the Town of Caledon with the presentation to him of a Volunteer of the Year award, with a Canadian Cancer Society Volunteer recognition award recognizing him for 6 years as Chair of the Albion/Bolton Cancer Society Golf Tournament, and by the Rotary Club of Bolton with a Paul Harris Fellowship. He is now a multiple Paul Harris fellow, Major Donor and Rotary bequest society member.
Bob’s law practice is primarily in Real Estate, Corporate and Wills/Estates matters. He is a member of the Peel Law Association and the Canadian Bar Association Real Property, Corporate Law, and Wills and Estates sections. Bob maintains currency in his fields through frequent professional seminars and lectures conducted by the Canadian Bar Association, the Law Society of Upper Canada and others, and through the firm's in-house library and research facilities. Bob has served Rotary as a discussion group leader at 2 international conventions.
Bob and Sherrin have been married for 47 years. They live in Caledon, have three adult children and seven grandchildren.