Bob Reuss is a finance executive, financial consultant to early stage companies and corporate director. He grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio and attended Purdue University for BSEE and MS in Industrial Management. He has worked for Touche, Ross as a consultant in Detroit, Milwaukee and Minneapolis. Reuss was a CFO in two IPO’s and a partner/investor in a number of companies in Minnesota. He spent four years living on a cruising sailboat in the Carribbean. Ruess has been married to wife Judy for 30 years, and has three children, Beth, Jeremiah and Nick.
What benefits have you experienced as a result of your NCER membership?
Great networking contacts and good advice on several deals. Dave Allison, Doug Calaway and Johnny Bass have been very good contacts.
What is the most important leadership lesson you have learned over the years?
You never have all the information you would like to have to make good decisions. Reaching out to others can be invaluable.
What have been some of the greatest influences on you throughout your career?
My first business partner, Ray Thiss who was a seasoned entrepreneur and a fount of wise comments.