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Robert Everitt
Robert S. Everitt's Bio

Bob Everitt was born in Enid, Oklahoma. He received his B.A. degree in Business from the University of Oklahoma.

After serving in the military during the Korean conflict, Mr. Everitt moved to Fort Collins in 1953 to purchase an existing lumberyard and get involved in the local community. As Northern Colorado experienced steady growth during the ensuing years, the lumber business expanded into real estate development and home building. The Everitt organization then enlarged its operations throughout Colorado and into various towns in Wyoming, Kansas, and Oklahoma.

Mr. Everitt has enjoyed extensive involvement in the Fort Collins community. His community activities and awards include:

  • 2005 - Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, Honoris Causa, Colorado State University
  • 2005 Charter Member Colorado State University President?s Club
  • 2004 Colorado Business Hall of Fame Inductee
  • First Inductee into the Colorado State University Center for Investment and Real Estate Hall of Fame
  • Colorado State University Honorary Alumni and Special Recognition Award
  • Colorado State University Global Leadership Council Member
  • Colorado State University Charles A. Lory Public Service Award
  • Former CSU Foundation Board Member
  • Former CSU Equine Center Advisory Council Board Member
  • Past member of Colorado Governor's Front Range Planning Task Force
  • Former member of Colorado State Board of Agriculture
  • Colorado State University Business School Advisory Council
  • Colorado State University Development Council (Vice Chairman)
  • Colorado State University Task Force for the Support of Higher Education
  • Past President of Fort Collins Chamber of Commerce
  • Recipient of Chamber of Commerce Collins Award
  • Former Chairman of Fort Collins Inc. (Economic Development) organization
  • A Founding Director of the Downtown Development Authority
  • Past Member Longs Peak Council of the Boy Scouts of America
  • Former Chairman of "Partners for Excellence" fund-raising campaign for the CSU School of Business
  • Former Steering Committee Member for the Northern Colorado Center of Excellence Program
  • 2003 Poudre School District Outstanding Community Education Advocate
  • Volunteer in Poudre Schools Steering Committee
  • 1999 Northern Colorado Business Report and the Economic Development Organization Lifetime Achievement Award

Bob is married to Joyce and they have three children, seven grandchildren and a growing number of great-grandchildren.

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