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November 8, 2016 — Elección General de California
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Ciudad de Villa ParkCandidato para Council Member

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Robert "Robbie" Pitts

Businessman
1,737 votos (33.8%)Winning
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Mis 3 prioridades principales

  • Balance: A balance of fiscal responsibility and preparing for the future
  • Enhance and maintain the City's high quality of life, low crime rate and physical property standards
  • Work in concert with our citizens, schools, businesses and city government to develop community awareness and involvement

Experiencia

Experiencia

Profesión:Businessman
Director, Business Operations, On Target (2016–current)
Private Citizen, This is the first time I have chosen to seek public office, I have been an active volunteer as a private citizen. — Cargo designado (1955–current)
Vice President, General Manager, NetVersant (2013–2016)
Director, Alsbridge (2012–2013)
Vice President Sales, AT&T (2007–2012)
Director of Sales, American Medical Response (2003–2007)

Educación

Pepperdine University Business (1996)

Actividades comunitarias

Member/Volunteer, American Legion Post 291 (2014–current)
Team Lead, Citizen's Emergency Response Team (2004–current)
7 time winner-Villa Park Boat Parade, Villa Park Community Services Foundation (2007–current)
Volunteer, Villa Park Rotary (2005–current)
Program Evangelist and Teacher, Junior Paramedic Program (2003–2007)

Biografía

By listening, Robbie learned people skills and decision making at a young age.  He grew up in a small town on the Chesapeake Bay. The eldest son in a family owned, seasonal business: planting and harvesting oysters in the winter and fishing boat rentals in the summer.  Constantly around people, at 12 he identified another demand from his family’s customers-crabs.  After obtaining permission from his grandfather, building his own traps (pots) and identifying the best location, he opened his own crabbing business on the Chesapeake Bay.  

Building on those basics, Robbie brings 30 years’ experience in Sales, Operations, Engineering and Administration to his candidacy.  He has experience leading global organizations such as AT&T successfully managing a $350M P&L for the Los Angeles area and more local organizations such as ambulance provider American Medical Response (AMR).  Robbie’s achievements include “Innovator of the Year” at AMR and he has been featured twice in the Sprint Annual Report for ability to get things done.  He continues to receive endorsements from business leaders and customers.  Recently receiving the following: “Robbie Pitts is one of the most creative and resourceful leaders I have worked with in my technology career” and “Leveraging Robbie's deal making capabilities in this complex partnered environment was a great experience for me and my team.”

In 2000, Robbie received a promotion and corporate transfer to Orange County.  His wife Elizabeth Ussher, a Southern California native, wanted to live in Villa Park which she knew to be a community that offered a great quality of life including social, ethical and moral values close to theirs.

Since coming to Villa Park, Robbie and Elizabeth have immersed themselves into their community.  Elizabeth is a Past President of the Women’s League and currently on the Advisory Board.  They have been involved in supporting Villa Park Rotary, Junior Paramedic program, Jonathan Jaques Children’s Cancer Center, Sons of the American Legion Squad 291 and the North American Foundation for the Cure of Diabetes to name a few. They have taken a trophy in 6 Boat Parades and for several years furnished a fully staffed and operational ambulance through Robbie’s affiliation with AMR to the Villa Park Halloween celebration. The purpose of the paramedics visit was to expose children to the life saving aspects of the ambulance and help allay their fears fear. 

Robbie is currently the Director of Business Operations for On Target, a fast growing Irvine based company, recognized as one of the Top Places to Work in OC by the OC Register. On Target provides technology solutions to help large and small businesses improve their bottom line through technology-based operational solutions.

They are blessed with two sons, two daughters and four grandchildren-the oldest of which has recently enlisted in the United States Navy.

Robbie’s goal, should he be elected, is to utilize our city’s foundational values, as well as his business accumen and innovation to help Villa Park continue to flourish as a community.

 

¿Quién apoya a este candidato?

Featured Endorsements

  • Senator John Moorlach
  • Former County Supervisor and State Assemblyman Bill Campbell
  • Villa Park Mayor Greg Mills

Funcionarios electos (10)

  • Former Mayor Rich Freschi
  • Former Mayor Rich Ulmer
  • Former Mayor Patricia Bortle
  • Former Mayor Jim Reichert
  • Former Mayor Jim Fasbender
  • Former Mayor Joe Barsa
  • Former Mayor Barry Denes
  • Councilman and Former Mayor Rick Barnett
  • City Councilwoman and Former Mayor Diana Fascenelli
  • Former Mayor Bob Bell

Individuos (33)

  • Harry Sidhu
  • Nicole Jones
  • Lynn and Ken Stevens
  • Fred Fascenelli
  • Bob and Barbara Brockmeier
  • Beth Collins
  • Beth and Pat Reilly
  • Barbara and Bob Hunter
  • Anne and Jerry Stefani
  • Wayne Johnson
  • Sandy and Jerry Bass
  • Linda Buffington
  • Lainey and Steve Stern
  • Jill Kuli
  • Jeanie and Bob Zimmerman
  • Jean Abdalla
  • Elsie and John Everett
  • Ellie and Dr. Frank Obuljen
  • Elaine and Bob Connell
  • Dr. Margaret and Chad Zimmerman
  • Dr. Madonna and Robert Frackleton
  • Daniel Denes
  • Christopher Kim and Jeannine Torres
  • Carolyn Reichert
  • Arline Barsa
  • Andie Mills
  • Alan Bortle
  • Noni Flynn
  • Pam and Art Dunn
  • Linda and Mike Cornue
  • Judy and Jack Cleary
  • Dottie Denes
  • Beverly Ulmer

Creencias poliza

Filosofía política

  • Limited government
  • Listen to the Citizens voices-not just the "squeaky wheels" but proactively reach out for feedback
  • Make decisions that are the best for all concerned
  • Be judicious in spending, but ensure we are prepared for the future

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