After graduating from Upper Arlington High School in Columbus, Bob attended Bowling Green State University where he was a member of the ROTC. He left Bowling Green, before graduation, to serve his country in the United States Navy Reserve, where he served on the USS Zellars DD777 and served during the Cuban Missile conflict off the coast of Cuba. After he was discharged, he went back to school at Ohio State. Bob is a life member of The Ohio State Alumni Association and served as the VP of the Greene County Alumni Assoc.
Bob started his career as an Allstate Insurance Agent, became the youngest District Sales Manager with the Company. He later left to become an Independent Insurance agent in Dayton and Beavercreek. Bob was in the Insurance Industry for 28 years. During this time, he served as President of the Sales Managers Association and President of the Professional Insurance Agents Association of Ohio.
Bob was active in his community having served as VP of the Beavercreek Jaycees and President of the Beavercreek Chamber of Commerce. Bob’s community and business activity got the attention of the Greene County Republican Party. Thanks to the effort of family and many friends, he was elected State Representative for Greene County and proudly served for 10 yrs.
Bob left the Legislature in 1992 and after selling his insurance business, he formed The Doyle Group a government consulting and lobbying group with offices in Columbus, Washington DC and Beavercreek.
Bob was a Rotarian for over 40 yrs. and is a 4-time recipient of the Paul Harris Foundation Award. Bob has served on many boards including Greene Memorial Hospital, Life Enrichment Center, Miami Valley Health Improvement Council, Beavercreek Golf Course Advisory Board, and the OSU Alumni to name a few. Bob currently serves as President of the Beavercreek Economic Development Corp. He was also appointed by Governor John Kasich to become a member of the prestigious Association of Ohio Commodores.
Bob is very proud of his family, wife Dianna, son Scott, daughters Rachel, Jennifer and Amanda, their spouses and his 10 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren.
Bob is very honored to be inducted into the Class of 2023 of the Greene County Veterans Hall of Fame.