Before bringing Core Value Contracting to Lancaster, PA in 2019, he called Ann Arbor, MI home – where he founded the company in 2017. Robby served over a decade in the US Air Force, spending 4 years on active duty, stationed at Sheppard AFB, TX and Ramstein AB, Germany, then 6 years in the Michigan Air National Guard at Selfridge ANGB. Enlisting in 2007 and serving in a Civil Engineering Squadron, electrical division, Robby contributed to projects all over the world, in both the Middle East and humanitarian missions abroad, earning more than two-dozen medals and decorations. The tools and unique experienced gained from multiple overseas deployments while leading other men, prepared Robby for the challenges of shepherding a company and empowering those around him to model the same Core Value’s gained from the military, which inspired the naming of Core Value Contracting.
Prior to founding Core Value, he worked for the Federal Aviation Administration, as a project lead for radar, automation and satellite technologies in SE Michigan. Before this, he was a commercial electrical contractor in Ann Arbor MI, and for the first 2 years after moving home from active duty, a proud IBEW lineman. Prior to joining the Air Force, he remodeled homes as a carpenter while attending college in Ann Arbor, with plans of becoming a history teacher, coaching wrestling and flipping houses. Proud of his Midwest roots, his family lives in his childhood home of Indiana, where he spent the first 17 years of his life.
Robby is an active member of the community, involved with Christian Business Fellowship, Lancaster Young Professionals, PRE New Holland and is a Freemason. He is a Christian, dog-dad to Birkhartt and in his free time enjoys carpentry, fishing, playing guitar, the idea of fitness and college football.
As the contractor on record, Robby maintains all necessary licensing and certifications; in addition to several others including OSHA, electrical and mechanical contractor licenses.