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Investment executive

Robert Leonard Zobel, American investment executive.

Background

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.

Career

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.

Membership

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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

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

Connections

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