R. Klein, page2
Since at least the 1800's Robert's family has been native, publicly engaged, and contributing to the Louisville area of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Serving the Institute since 2005 as assistant to the Director some of Robert's responsibilities include: handling business related matters; performing HR functions; enhancing & managing the unit's Resource Room including availabilty scheduling; supporting class instruction; providing Reseach Assistant support; processing manuscript publications; shipping/receiving; internal/external communications; and maintaining the unit's web presence. Also Robert served as a two term Staff Senator, 2009-2010 & 2010-2011, representing a constituent group within the School of Medicine.
For 20+ years prior to joining the University Robert applied his management skills to resolving design and production issues for the Ford Motor Company Body Design Division (Dearborn, MI), General Mills Creative Products Division (Kenner toys) and numerous other architectural/engineering/manufacturing firms both local & national. Robert holds degrees as Master of Engineering(MEng) from the Speed School of Engineering, Bachelor of Science in Engineering(BSME) from the University of Cincinnati Evening College, Associate of Architectual Design(ADDT) from Louisville Technical Institute, and has pursed studies in Paralegal and legal research.
In addition to providing services to the Institute, Robert is an avid UofL advocate especially Cardinal athletics and specifically the dynamic Women's Basketball program whom he personally watched become the 2009 NCAA National Championship runner-up then celebrated their second NCAA National Championship runner-up success in 2013. Robert is an alumnus and Class '75 Ambassador for Trinity High School (Lou., KY), former member of the Louisville Historical League Board of Directors, and is a registered Notary Public for the State of Kentucky.
During Robert's leisure time he loves to cook, garden, swim, and practice origami while generally enjoying each day and everyday with his lovely wife of twenty-five+ years, Angela.
GO CARDS !!!