Larew, Rob was born in 1966 in Greenville, West Virginia, United States.
Bachelor of Science in Dairy Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1989. Graduate, Pennsylvania State University, 1992.
With Peace Corps, Tanzania. Staff to representative Tim Holden, Capitol Hill Pennsylvania, 1990. Legislation assistant, press. secretary to representative Collin Peterson Minnesota, 1994—1996.
Legislation assistant to Senator Paul Wellstone, 1996. Legislation director to representative Collin Peterson, 1997—2004. Congressional, public affairs director United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety & Inspection Services, 2004—2005.
Democratic staff director United States House Agriculture Committee, 2005—2006, chief staff, since 2007.