Prior to becoming an entrepreneur, Rob was an Elected Official in Bannock County, Idaho. Rob has worked in the Government sector for over a decade primarily in Social Services. Rob decided to take a leap of faith with a toilet seat idea he had while taking his 4-year-old son to a public restroom. After filing for a patent in 2015, a patent was issued by the USPTO in 2018. Rob decided to quit his job as an elected official to begin his entrepreneurial journey with his new company, Washie. Washie sells and creates innovative products for public restrooms with their feature product, Washie Toilet Seat, launching 2021.