Leading with passion & empathy
Robbie grew up in the rural, western Massachusetts town of Southwick, and later attended Northeastern University in Boston, where he earned his Bachelor's degree in Business Administration in 2008. He now lives in Dover, New Hampshire with his fiance and their two dogs.
Robbie has spent his entire professional career working in the insurance industry for several global companies. He started his career in customer service and sales, and later moved to Information Technology working as a Business Sytems Analyst and now as a Product Manager. Working in a fast-paced, project management environment, he has been responsible for leading projects while delivering results on-time and within budget.
Outside of work, Robbie is active in local politics, and cares deeply about democracy and human rights. He volunteered for the New Hampshire Democratic Coordinated Campaign in 2020 and will do so again in the 2022 election cycle. Robbie is a member of the Dover Democratic Committee where he serves as Treasurer, Chair of the Finance and Fundraising Committee, and as a member of the Candidate Recruitment and Campaign Committee. He is also an at-large member of the Executive Board of the New Hampshire Stonewall Democrats, representing the LGBTQ+ community.
Outside of politics, Robbie serves on the Board of Directors for Community Action Partnership of Strafford County, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that assists community members in need with food, education, childcare, utilities, transportation, housing, emergency shelter, and access to other services. Having a passion for mental health, Robbie is also a certified Peer Support Specialist. In his personal time, Robbie enjoys hiking, running, learning Spanish, traveling and spending quality time with friends and family.
Robbie believes in the positive impact of local government and serves as City Councilor for Ward 2 in Dover, New Hampshire. Robbie serves as the Council's liaison for the Parking Commission, Downtown Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Zone Advisory Board, and the City Council/School Board Collaborative Committee. He also serves as an alternate liaison for the Arts Commission, Heritage Commission, McConnell Center Advisory Committee, Racial Equity and Inclusion Committee, Solid Waste Advisory Commission, and the Waterfront TIF Zone Advisory Board.