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Meet Rob

Serving the City of Newport News for over 25 years

Rob is a life-long resident of Newport News and has been serving its citizens for over 25 years in many different roles.

In 1996, Rob joined the Newport News Sheriff’s Office where he made his way through the ranks from Deputy Sheriff to Major, Operations Bureau Chief. Rob retired as a decorated law enforcement professional in 2021, to become the Chief Operating Officer for Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula.

Rob was elected to the Newport News City Council in 2012 to represent the citizens of the North District. During his term, Rob was appointed Vice Mayor and proudly served the city and council until 2016.

Rob has had the honor and privilege to serve on several community boards & commissions such as the Board of Directors for Boys & Girls Clubs of the Virginia Peninsula, President of the Newport News Police Foundation, Alternatives, Inc., Civic Leadership Institute, Peninsula Airport Commission, State Executive Council for Children’s Services, and the Southeast Community Coalition.

Rob is a product of Newport News Public Schools and a graduate of the National Criminal Justice Command College at UVA, Hampton Roads Regional Criminal Justice Academy, and The Leadership Institute of The College of William & Mary.

Rob, his wife Jamie, and their son Jacob, reside in the Central District of Newport News.