As Principal and Chief Executive Officer, Robert E. Hunt II (Rob) spearheads the vision, drive for growth and pursuit of excellence at Rose Street Advisors. After serving as Life Insurance Advisor for seven years, he was appointed to take the reins from the firm’s founder, Erwin “Butch” Doerschler when he assumed the role of Principal & CEO Emeritus in July 2017.
In addition to his new role as CEO, Rob continues to work closely with clients to protect their family and business and plan for the future. He partners with other trusted advisors to accomplish his clients’ estate planning, business succession and family/business protection goals through the strategic use of life insurance.
Rob joined the firm in 2010 with ten years of administration and non-profit development experience. He is a member of NAIFA and holds his FINRA Series 7 and 63 securities licenses. In 2014, he earned the Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation and also is Licensed Insurance Counselor (LIC).
Active in the greater Kalamazoo community, Rob spends time supporting The Kalamazoo Gospel Mission, Brian M. Schnurstein (ALS) Memorial Foundation and the Susan Mast ALS Foundation. He previously served as a member of Kalamazoo College’s Planned Giving Advisory Board and the Kalamazoo Exit Planning Group. During his free time, Rob is actively involved at his church and enjoys coaching youth sports. He earned a Bachelor of Arts in biology and environmental science from Kalamazoo College and a master’s degree from Western Michigan University. Rob and his wife Erin have three children.