Originally from the Detroit area, Robert came to Chicago to attend design school. After receiving an interior design degree from the Illinois Institute of Art, he began his career working as a design assistant. This experience, combined with a passion for furniture and fabric, parlayed into showroom sales. It was within the showroom environment where his sales and management career flourished. After briefly co-owning his own company, Robert joined the Wells Abbott team helming the Chicago showroom.
Owner of a bungalow built in the 1920’s, he enjoys remodeling projects with his husband, and loves spending time with their dogs, Max and Mitzi.