After graduating from Franklin High School and working his way through college to obtain his business degree from MTSU, Rob progressed quickly through management positions in companies that included Service Merchandise, Zale’s Jewelry Stores and Dillard’s.
Tiring of the world of big business, Rob decided to pursue small business ownership as an independent insurance agent. The the trust of the his clients resulted in his success for more than 15 years with Rob earning the prestigious ‘2010 Best Insurance Agent in the Nashville Area’ by the Nashville Scene.
Rob has been happily married to wife Kim Mitchell who works for the Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Murfreesboro as a Registered Nurse.
Rob and Kim have three grown children.
Rob’s other endeavors include being a Master Mason and a member of Mt. Moriah Lodge #18 F & AM of Murfreesboro. Rob has remained loyal to Pi Sigma Epsilon as its first alumni adviser and a life member of the national co-ed collegiate and professional marketing, management fraternal organization. Rob was instrumental in growing its membership from 13 to 170 members within two years and being recognized in the top three chapters nationally.
Later in his tenure at Zale’s Jewlers, Rob was recognized as a problem solver where he was assigned difficult stores and charged with turning them around. Rob’s store eventually became the largest volume store in Tennessee.
Rob was the president of the Brentwood Jaycees (Jr. Chamber of Commerce) overseeing and coordinating the statewide Youth Leadership Conference offering extensive leadership training with legislators and business leaders.
What do the above facts about Rob have in common? Trust, integrity and hard work. These traits have all been displayed throughout Rob’s life.