Born and raised in Connecticut, Robert grew up swimming in lakes during the summer and skiing in the mountains of New England during the winter. After working in manufacturing after high school, he graduated with an accounting degree from Western Connecticut State University in May 2004. In 2005, he moved to Missouri after accepting a Revenue Officer position with Internal Revenue Service in Cape Girardeau, Mo. After working at the IRS for 8 years, Robert went on to work for the Knights of Columbus in Ste Genevieve, MO and Express Scripts, Inc. in St Louis, MO. He accepted a position with The Law Office of Lance R Drury in 2018.