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About Rob Hutton

Rob was born in Milwaukee, grew up in Brookfield and is a graduate of Brookfield East High School where he met his wife Patti. He earned a history degree from UW-Whitewater and pursued a career in business with a Fortune 500 company. He then owned a logistics firm in Milwaukee, which provided national trucking and warehousing services for key Wisconsin industries.

He now owns two industrial coatings firms that serve Wisconsin’s manufacturing industry, employing over 75 people.

Rob served as a Waukesha County supervisor from 2005-2012. In 2012, he was elected to the State Assembly where he served for eight years representing the 13th District. He was elected to represent the 5th District in the State Senate in November 2022 and chairs the Senate Committee on Universities and Revenue. He also serves on the Senate Committees on Insurance and Small Business and Transportation and Local Government.

Rob and Patti have four grown children and two daughters-in-law. They reside in Brookfield and enjoy spending time together with family, serving in their church, and are active with various community organizations.