Director of Economic Development and Tourism
City of Oconomowoc, 174 E. Wisconsin Avenue, Oconomowoc, WI 53066
Robert Duffy was raised in Oconomowoc. He left the community to pursue his college education. He obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Geography/Urban & Area Development from the University of Wisconsin Whitewater, and a Masters degree in Public Administration from the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh.
He has held planning positions at the Southeastern Wisconsin Regional Planning Commission, as well as the Menominee Indian Nation where he planned, and construction managed the creation of a community from the ground-up. Mr. Duffy also served as the Hortonville Village Administrator, where he was responsible for the oversight and direction of municipal day to day operations.
Mr. Duffy returned to his hometown, and is currently the Director of Economic Development and Tourism for the City of Oconomowoc. Current projects being undertaken at this time are: downtown revitalization, business expansion and retention, tourism, community development projects, as well as promoting Oconomowoc’s sustainability efforts as an economic development attraction strategy.