Deacon Bob grew up on the family farm in Hollywood, MN (western Carver County), and currently lives in Chanhassen with his wife Ashley, who he has been married to for 12 years, and they have been blessed with four children aged 8, 5, 2, and 5 months. The two oldest attend St John the Baptist Catholic Montessori School. Deacon Bob works full-time as a federal civilian employee of the US Navy in Minneapolis, in addition, he is a Navy Reservist of 19 plus years. Deacon Bob was ordained on December 9, 2023 and his family have been parishioners at SJB since 2021. He enjoys exploring the great outdoors with his family. When able, he also enjoys encouraging others to home brew in his assistant brewmeister role.