Bob is a native of Niagara Falls New York who has been a devoted patron of local arts and music for many years. Professionally and as a volunteer, he has served in a number of organizations promoting and supporting artists and musicians in the Western New York area. At the Niagara Arts & Cultural Center (NACC), he was the Director of Operations and Marketing from 2008 to 2014. From 2008 to 2010, he was one of the inaugural board directors for the Niagara Falls Blues Festival and was also a board member of Preservation Buffalo Niagara in 2013 and 2014. He chaired many events to include the Art of Beer, NACC Art Gallery Exhibits, the 2005 and 2006 St. Stan’s Polka Festival, Leadership Niagara Class of 2009 Wine and Food Tasting Event and was the Chairman of Volunteers for Buffalo’s Echo Art Fair in 2012 and 2013. Since 2016, Bob has been the vice president of membership for a technology industry related organization; Surface Mount Technology Association (SMTA) Empire Chapter, where he has also assisted in the coordination of annual vendor expos and technical forums showcasing industry technology products. Bob currently resides in Rochester New York where he is the Business Development Manager for Advance Circuit Technology. His job involves travel, which offers him opportunities to visit his hometown often, as well as enjoy music shows and concerts whenever and wherever he can do so. Bob’s skills, experience and passion for music has benefited the Niagara Falls Music Hall of Fame where he currently serves as the board’s vice president.