Business Leader • Veteran • Family Man
Bob Roggio is a business leader, former army reservist, and dedicated family man who is running for Congress in Pennsylvania's 6th District. Bob and his wife Jeannie have lived in Chester County for over 35 years and have raised three children in the Pennsylvania public school system. Bob has the background and unique experience needed to change business as usual in Washington.
Bob was raised in a close family who taught him about hard work and compassion. When he was 21, his father suddenly died and Bob left college in order to support his mother and family. He went to work full time for the company his father had started, Zenith Products, and spent the next 30 years developing the company by creating over 600 new jobs, while simultaneously providing affordable healthcare and vocational training for his employees.
Penn State University
After retiring in 1999, Bob went back to school to complete his college education. He graduated from Penn State University in 2003 with high distinction.
Serving Constituents with Senator Bob Casey
After completing his degree, Bob served on the campaign staffs of John Kerry and Bob Casey. Most recently, he worked as the Southeastern Pennsylvania Field Representative for Senator Casey, where he worked with constituents to tackle the difficult issues facing the region.
Berwyn-Paoli Little League
Bob Roggio has always played an active role in his community. Bob was President of the Berwyn-Paoli Little League for several years. Bob's wife, Jeannie Roggio, was co-founder of the Berwyn-Paoli Challenger Little League program for disabled children.
Bob and Jeannie have been such a fixture in the Berwyn-Paoli Little League that the league named a field after them.
Open Space Commission
Bob also founded the Great Valley Citizens Forum, a nonpartisan organization committed to fact-based, balanced exploration of complex local and national issues. He has also served on the Charlestown Open Space Commission, the Charlestown Parks & Recreation Board, and as Vice President of the Charlestown Civic Association.
Red Cross Volunteer
In 2005, Bob volunteered for the Red Cross in Florida, providing aid in the aftermath of Hurricane Rita. He is still an active Red Cross volunteer in Chester County.
Hard Work, Common Sense Solutions to Real Problems
Bob Roggio has a record of achieving results and working with people to find common sense solutions to real problems. He shares the values of those who live and work in the district and is committed to representing the needs of the people.