|Name||Robert G. "Bob" Abboud|
Barrington Hills, Illinois , United States
|| November 28, 1956
Jan 05, 2012 05:33pm
Moderate-to-Liberal - Married - Episcopalian - Straight -
|Info||Nuclear 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