Robert "Bob" Benton

Board of Trustees
Title: Trustee
Phone: 847-945-1570
Robert Benton


Former Occupation(s)

Marketing Manager/Advertising Manager

Plan and Economic Development Consultant

Foreign Trade Representative

Magazine Publisher and Editor

Community Involvement

1. Chairman, Ad Hoc Transportation Committee

2. Deerfield Trustee, North Suburban Mass Transit District (Various positions including Chairman)

3. Plan Commission, Commissioner and Chairman

4. Village Trustee

Educational Background

Menlo College, A.A. Degree

Rutgers University, B.A. Degree

Northwestern University Graduate School of Business, M.B.A. Degree


Family Life

Married to Barbara

Children: Julie and Russ (Both DHS graduates)

Grandchildren: Eliana, Max, Erin and Rebekah


Years in Community

Resident since 1965


"Deerfield is an extraordinary community, and I am proud to follow the examples of the many bright and motivated volunteers and leaders who have helped to make it the very special place it has become." 


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