Bob McLaughlin

Bob McLaughlin

Bob McLaughlin is a business and finance professional with over 40 years of experience in private accounting, tax planning, and business consulting. He runs a practice in Rockford, IL (albeit now as a semi-retired consultant to his son, who has taken over the practice). Prior to owning his own practice, he worked with the firm BDO Seidman from 1961 to 1980, and was named partner in 1973. Bob holds an MBA from the University of Detroit and he is a licensed CPA. He has also been actively involved in a number of charitable, community, and professional organizations, including serving as president of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul - St James Conference, volunteering in the Pastoral Care Department at one of the major hospitals in Rockford, as well as being active in his local parish. In addition to serving on the SOIL board, he is currently on the boards of Family Counseling Services of Northern Illinois and Hope for the Haitians. Bob is also involved with Carpenter's Place (an agency working with the homeless in Rockford) and his local Kiwanis Club. He lives with his wife Mary Lou in Rockford, Illinois, although they travel often to visit their 5 children and 12 grandchildren.