Rob Sisson joined ConservAmerica in 2006, after a 22 year career in commercial banking. In 2000, he was named Michigan’s Small Business Advocate of the Year. He served two terms as Mayor of the City of Sturgis, MI, de facto CEO of the City’s municipal electric company, and multiple terms as a city commissioner. Under his leadership, the City saved significant tax dollars by adopting sustainable practices. Through his municipal work, he was named Michigan’s Environmental Leader of the Year 2008. His public service includes more than 15 years of leadership positions with economic development councils/brownfield redevelopment authorities, including two terms as president of the St. Joseph County EDC president. Rob is the author of “Financing the Small Business” (Adams Media Corp, 2000).
Long active in the GOP, Rob currently serves as secretary of the St. Joseph County (MI) Republican Executive Committee. Rob and his wife have been married for 27 years and have twin sons who attend Montana State University. The Sisson family spends much of its leisure time hiking and fishing on America’s great public lands in Montana and Wyoming. Rob is an avid hunter and committed dry fly angler.