Personnel File

Robert Hillis

Robert “Bob” Hillis is the founder, chief executive officer and president of Direct Supply. He founded the medical supply company in 1985.

Hillis serves on the board of directors for the Metropolitan Milwaukee Association of Commerce and the board of regents at the Milwaukee School of Engineering.

Hillis attended the Rose Hulman Institute of Technology and obtained a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering. He also received an M.B.A. from Indiana University.

He is married to Jennifer (née Friedman).

Content referencing Robert Hillis

Campaign Cash: Wealthy Donors Give Big to GOP Group
Campaign Cash

Wealthy Donors Give Big to GOP Group

Gave $1.7 million in 2017 to Republican Governors Association, a huge donor to Walker.

Campaign Cash: 34% of Walker Donations From Outside State
Campaign Cash

34% of Walker Donations From Outside State

Analysis of his 2017 fundraising shows 31 people gave $20,000 each.

Campaign Cash: $1 Million Donated to Walker-Led Group
Campaign Cash

$1 Million Donated to Walker-Led Group

10 state donors funnel cash with no limits to GOP candidates for governor.

Direct Supply Continues its Investment and Job Creation in Milwaukee’s Northwest Side

Contribution to Tom Barrett of $6,000

Direct Supply Continues its Investment and Job Creation in Milwaukee’s Northwest Side
Press Release

Direct Supply Continues its Investment and Job Creation in Milwaukee’s Northwest Side

Direct Supply plans to create up to 800 full-time employment positions.

It’s the Countdown to WMSE’s 2nd Annual “Big Band Grandstand with Dewey Gill”

Contribution to Tom Barrett of $3,000

It’s the Countdown to WMSE’s 2nd Annual “Big Band Grandstand with Dewey Gill”
Press Release

It’s the Countdown to WMSE’s 2nd Annual “Big Band Grandstand with Dewey Gill”

Featuring Louis Prima Jr. and the Witnesses. Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra, Rhumba to Open

WMSE Presents the 2nd Annual “Big Band Grandstand with Dewey Gill”
Press Release

WMSE Presents the 2nd Annual “Big Band Grandstand with Dewey Gill”

Featuring Louis Prima Jr. and the Witnesses

MSOE Soccer Garage Debuts

Contribution to Robert Bauman of $386

MSOE Soccer Garage Debuts

MSOE Soccer Garage Debuts

MSOE unveils parking garage, athletic field complex.

Big donors fueled election
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Big donors fueled election