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Robert Leonard Zobel

Robert Leonard Zobel, American investment executive.


  • Zobel, Robert Leonard was born on July 28, 1935 in Reedsburg, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Leonard Walter and Kathryn Jennifer (Cleveland) Zobel.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Finance, University North Dakota, 1961.


    • Investment banker Loewi & Company, Milwaukee, 1961-1965. Bank examiner State of Wisconsin, Madison, 1965-1968, director investment board, 1968-1998. Senior managing director Facilitator Fund, Wisconsin, since 1998.

      Member advisory board Creative Edge, Fairfield, Iowa, Aarrowcast Foundry, Shawano, Wisconsin, Community Connection, Madison, Arena Capital, New York City, Qualitemps, Madison, Errand Solutions, Madison, CERAC, Milwaukee. Member advisory board University Wisconsin Business School Venture Capital. Presenter national and international professional associations, seminars, others.


    Coach youth soccer, Baseball and basketball organizations. Lay minister area United Methodist Church. Participant mission projects, including church building, Vulcain, Costa Rica, Rio Claro, Costa Rica, Prince Town, Trinidad, Portsmouth, Dominica, hospital and school rehabilitation, Bo, Sierra Leone, Maua, Kenya, Santa Cruz, Bolivia, Cochabamba, Bolivia, Puesto Fernandes, Bolivia, Gomay, St. Vincent, Cork Hill, Montserat, Antofagasto, Volcan, Panama, Chile.

    Volunteer Salvation Army. Judge Entreprenuer of Year Award. With United States Navy, 1956-1958.

    Member Elks.



    Mission work, golf, tennis, reading, public speaking.


    • Married Faith Minnie Weatherwax, August 5, 1961. Children: Karl, Paul, Mary.
    • father: Leonard Walter Zobel
    • mother: Kathryn Jennifer (Cleveland) Zobel
    • spouse: Faith Minnie Weatherwax
    • children: Karl Zobel
    • Paul Zobel
    • Mary Zobel
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    • 1961
      University North Dakota
    • 1961 - 1965
      Investment banker Loewi & Company
      Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1965 - 1968
      bank examiner State of Wisconsin
      Madison, Tennessee, United States
    • 1998
      senior, managing director Facilitator Fund
      Wisconsin, United States