Bob Hutchison formed Hutchison & Associates, LLC in July, 2001 after spending five years as a Partner with Overton Consulting, one of the largest retained executive search firms in Wisconsin. Prior to Overton, Bob spent over 35 years in human resources executive management positions, most recently as Senior Vice President and Director of Human Resources for US Bank Milwaukee (formerly First Bank Milwaukee). Bob also worked at Bank One (formerly Marine Bank), and has held other human resources positions with MGIC Investment Corporation, the Miller Brewing Company, and the AC Electronics division of General Motors Corporation.
Bob is a graduate of Marquette University's School of Business. He is an active alumnus, having served as President of the "M" Club, and of the Business Administration Alumni Association. He has also served as a member of the Marquette University Alumni Association Board and on the NCAA Certification Committee. He is currently a member of the "M" Club Board of Directors, the Marquette University Blue & Gold Fund Board of Directors, the Priority Seating Committee, and the School of Business Human Resources Advisory Board. In addition, for the last ten+ years, he has chaired the annual Hank Raymonds Scholarship Raffle & Auction. Bob was recognized in 1993 with the Hy Popuch Service Award for leadership and service to the "M" Club and the University Athletic programs, and in 1994 for his service to Marquette with an All University Service Award. From a Milwaukee community perspective, Bob is past President of the MRA Management Club, and a past member of the Mental Health Association Board of Directors, the Ranch Advisory Board, the Inroads Inc. Policy Board, and the Milwaukee Private Industry Council.
Since the start of his consulting career in 1996, Bob has worked on several human resources assignments involving human resource department productivity and efficiency assessments, as well as the generation of client organization employee handbooks. He has also successfully completed a number of retained executive search assignments in the financial services, major league baseball, manufacturing, transportation, construction, food, architectural, moving and storage, and printing industries, as well as in the education field. Positions filled include: bankers in various disciplines, human resources professionals, production managers, plant managers, CFOs and other accounting professionals, sales and marketing professionals, customer service executives, payroll managers, sales engineers, information systems executives and professionals, the Milwaukee Public Schools Superintendent, and the Dean of the Marquette University Law School.