Pastor Bob began serving Holy Cross Lutheran Church on August 1, 1991. Nancy and Pastor Bob were married in 1983 and his family includes Elizabeth and Christopher/Lisa and a new granddaughter Addison. He served congregations in North Branch, MN, Maywood, IL, and Aurora, IL prior to coming to the Libertyville community. Pastor Bob is a graduate of the University of IA (B.A.) and the Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago (Masters of Divinity and Doctor of Ministry). He was ordained in July 1980. Besides congregational responsibilities, he also serves on the Board of Directors for Advocate Charitable Foundation, Board of Directors for Lutheran Social Services of IL, Board of Directors for Lake County Community Foundation, and various other community organizations. In his free time, motorcycle touring, fishing, golf and music concerts are near the top of the list.