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Robert E. Poole

President and Chief Executive Officer, S & A Homes, Inc.
Board Member, Penn State Smeal College of Business Board of Visitors

Robert E. Poole ’72 is chairman and CEO of S&A Homes, Inc., a home building and land development company and Poole Anderson Construction, a construction management, design/build and general contracting firm.

He was named a Penn State Alumni Fellow in 2001 and received the Distinguished Alumni Award in 2006. He and his wife, Sandy, have funded the following endowments: The Robert and Sandra Poole Endowment for Excellence in Real Estate Studies, The Robert and Sandra Poole Schreyer Honors College Scholarship, The Robert and Sandra Poole Graduate Assistantship in the Libraries, and the Robert and Sandra Poole Faculty Fellowship in Business.  They also funded the Dean's Suite at the new Smeal College of Business Building.

Poole is a member of the Mount Nittany Society. He is on the Executive Committee and Chairs the Leadership Gifts Program “For the Future Campaign” at Penn State. He also Chairs the Schreyer Honors College and is on the Board of Visitors for the Smeal College of Business at Penn State. He previously served on the Steering and Executive Committees of The Penn State Grand Destiny Campaign. 

Bob received his MBA from Farleigh Dickinson University.