52 year old Bob is a native Californian. For the beginning of his adult life, he served in the US Marine Corps for 20 years, retiring with the rank of Master Sergeant. After retiring from the military, Bob taught High School History in Yucca Valley, California for 1-1/2 years before catching the driving ‘bug’ and working, at various times, for
- Gibbs Driving School,
- Hancock Limousines,
- the California Motorcyclist Safety Program and
- Celebrity Tours.
After 4 years with Celebrity, Bob moved to Lin Lines (in Palm Springs) and became an over-the-road motorcoach operator, logging over 500,000 miles in 6 years. He continues to serve in his capacity as dispatcher and reservations with Lin Lines, but finds time to entertain guests on the Celebrity Tour from time to time. He is married to the former Sharon Stoltzfus of Baldwin Park, California. They have 2 children: Rachel (26), who lives in Colorado with her husband, Bryan, and Thomas (24), who lives in Yucca Valley with his wife, Breana.