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  Abboud, Robert G. "Bob"
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NameRobert G. "Bob" Abboud
Barrington Hills, Illinois , United States
Website [Link]
Born November 28, 1956 (63 years)
Last Modifedev
Jan 05, 2012 05:33pm
Tags Moderate-to-Liberal - Married - Episcopalian - Straight -
InfoNuclear Engineer & Inventor
Barrington Hills Mayor, 2005-present
Barrington Hills Trustee, 2001-2005

Born: November 28, 1956, Boston MA

Jeanne (married, 2 children)
Kathy (married, 3 children)

Moved with parents A. Robert and Joan Abboud to Chicago area in 1960.
Lived from 1966 – 1968 in Frankfurt, Germany.
Moved to Barrington Hills in 1968.

Wife: Patricia – born 05/27/64
Children – Step sons:
Lauren – 20, Junior at Florida AMU, NAVY ROTC scholarship
Patrick – 21, living and working in Louisville, KY
Grand children – Braxton and Brayden

Dog: Newton, golden retriever

Religion: Raised Methodist /Unitarian. Current church affiliation: St Marks Episcopal in Barrington Hills


Attended grades 6-8 in Barrington schools.
Graduated Lake Forest Academy, Lake Forest, IL 1975
Attended Purdue University, 1975 – 1981
Bachelor of Science, Nuclear Engineering
Worked at Argonne National Laboratory in summer sessions.
Accepted in us Navy Submarine Nuclear Weapons program for the Ohio / Trident class nuclear ballistic missile submarine 1981.
Accepted position at Argonne National Laboratory in order to support energy/advanced nuclear reactor development prior to Navy commission)
Graduate studies at Northwestern University; MS in Nuclear Engineering 1991


ComEd 1981 – 2001
Senior Nuclear Engineer
Lead Electrical Engineer, Zion Nuclear Station
Senior Project Engineer, Commonwealth Research Corporation
Senior Engineering, Wholesale Energy Group

RGA Labs, Barrington Hills, Illinois – 1998 – Current
President, founder, and co-owner.
RGA Labs is involved in focused and state-of-the-art engineering, research and development, and prototype design of specialized systems for a variety of nuclear, industrial, aerospace, and scientific fields, including energy, transportation, and computing. RGA Labs also provides a variety of business and consulting analyses for energy related firms. RGA Labs builds specialized nuclear power reactor components, and provides utility electric load forecasting and electric systems modeling, planning, management, dispatch, and power trading; and is the provider of the state-of-the-art Metropolis™ electric load forecasting platform.


2001 – Elected Trustee of the Village of Barrington Hills
Chairman of Roads and Bridges

2005 – Elected Mayor of the Village of Barrington Hills.
Executive member Barrington Area Council of Governments (BACOG)
Legislative Committee Member - BACOG
Executive member McHenry Council of Governments (MCCG)
Legislative Committee Chairman – MCCG
Executive member Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (CMAP) – water resources


Title Purchase Contributor

Start Date End Date Type Title Contributor

Date Category Headline Article Contributor
Jul 30, 2007 11:00pm News Village president sets sights on Manzullo’s job  Article ev 

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  04/09/2013 Barrington Hills Mayor Lost 43.73% (-12.54%)
  04/07/2009 Barrington Hills Mayor Won 56.87% (+13.73%)
  11/04/2008 IL - District 16 Lost 36.08% (-24.79%)
  02/05/2008 IL District 16-D Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  04/05/2005 Barrington Hills Mayor Won 68.23% (+36.45%)