Log In

Robert Leonard Zobel Edit Profile

Investment executive

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.


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, State of Wisconsin, Madison, 1968-1998;senior managing director, Facilitator Fund, Madison, Wisconsin, since 1998. Member of advisory board Merrill Lynch Capital, New York City, Zell/Chillmack, Chicago. Member stockholder representative board Burdick, Milton/Madison, A.C. Equipment, Milwaukee.

Board directors Aarrowcase Foundry, Shawano, Wisconsin, Kwik trip, LaCrosse, Wisconsin, Cmty. Connection, Port Washington, Pan Vera, Madison. Member of advisory board University of Wisconsin Business School Venture Capital.

Presenter national and internat.profl. 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.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: mission work, golf, tennis, reading, public speaking.


Married Faith Minnie Weatherwax, August 5, 1961. Children: Karl, Paul, Mary.

Leonard Walter Zobel

Kathryn Jennifer (Cleveland) Zobel

Faith Minnie Weatherwax

Karl Zobel

Paul Zobel

Mary Zobel