Bob is a local business owner and entrepreneur. After serving in the United States Marine Corps, he got his start in the retail industry as a member of Federated Department Stores. Since 1975, Bob has been the owner and CEO of E. A. Davis & Company, Inc., a Wellesley, MA retailer of fine men and women’s apparel for over 100 years.
In addition to attending Burdett College where he received an AB in Accounting, Bob participated in advanced coursework in Economics at Harvard University. He is very active in the Wellesley community, having been a 25-year elected member of the Wellesley Town Meeting. Bob also served as President of numerous organizations, including the Wellesley Chamber of Commerce, the Kiwanis Club of Wellesley, and the Wellesley Country Club. Additionally, he was a member of the Wellesley Advisory Committee. Bob is currently a member of Wellesley Bank’s Board of Directors and of the Massachusetts Retail Merchants Association. He also is President and Treasurer of a non-profit organization in Florida, on the Board of Governors of Pelican Bay in Naples, Florida, and a member of the Founders Fund Scholarship Committee in Naples, Florida.
Bob spends his time at homes in Wellesley, Humarock, Massachusetts, and Naples, Florida.