Bob Green | Eta, Virginia '69 | Member at Large
Robert Green graduated from the University of Virginia in 1969. As an undergraduate, he served the Eta Chapter as its Rush Chairman and President. At UVA, Green also served as Editor in Chief of the "Corks and Curls" yearbook, President of Skull and Keys, King of the IMP Society, Chair of the University Union Concert Committee and President of the Class of 1969.
After graduation, Green began a career in farming, farm and plantation management, agricultural consulting and farm real estate development and brokerage. He operated a cow calf operation and grew tobacco in Kentucky; moved to Georgia in the mid 1970s and built and operated what became the largest independent farm and plantation management company in the Southeast.
In Georgia Green also grew cotton, peanuts, corn, popcorn, waxy corn, potatoes, soybeans, canola, oats, wheat, rye, barley and various vegetable crops under irrigation and developed a cotton ginning and warehousing operation.
In the early 90s, Green and his family moved to Charlottesville Virginia, where he remains engaged in Farm and Estate Brokerage and consulting with Venable Minor and Associates.
Since then he has served the Eta Chapter as Alumni Adviser and President of the DKE Corp, helped publish the 150 year history of ETA, organized the 150th Eta Anniversary in 2002, and worked as Tri Chair of Etas successful $1.5 million Capital Campaign.
Green also Chaired the Class of 1969's 25th, 30th and 35th Reunions, organized, as Tri Chair, the 125th anniversary of the Eli Bananas, and served on the Fraternity Alumni Council as board member and President.
In 2010 Green received the The Gordon F. Rainey Jr. Award for Vigilance to the Student Experience, given by the Society of the Purple Shadows at The University's graduation exercises.
Green and his wife Emma live in Charlottesville and have four children and three grandchildren.