It’s not just talk – Robert Duvall lives, works and plays in Milton Ward 1 since moving to Milton from East York in 2008 with his wife and two stepsons. Rob and his wife run a home-based computer network consulting business established in 2004 after working for over a decade, teaching technology across Canada and the United States for Compumaster/Skillpath Seminars. Robert Duvall Consulting Inc./RDC Networks is located in Hawthorne Village and have been Milton Chamber of Commerce members since 2009. Rob has been featured in several magazine articles and often is called upon by his vendors for technology speaking engagements. Rob is also a classically trained pianist trained at the Royal Ontario Conservatory of Music.
Rob was nominated as Business Person of the Year 2010 by the Milton Chamber of Commerce, while he and his wife, Carol, saw their business win Business of the Year in 2014!
Rob has appeared as a guest host on TVCogeco providing live coverage of the Provincial Election.
Rob also appeared on the weekly political show #TheIssue with host Mark Carr in 2014 representing the voice of the Milton community on the TV Cogeco show which aired LIVE on Tuesday nights on channels 14 and HD channel 700 (check out some of the videos on the #TheIssue tab on this website).
Rob and his wife co-founded Milton Business Connections, in 2012 – a local group of small business owners who met regularly to share referrals, ideas, and hold an annual charity fundraisers . In 2013, MBC raised over $5,000 for the Milton District Hospital Foundation. In 2014, MBC raised over $6,500 for the Milton District Hospital Foundation for the first ever Murder Mystery Charity Dinner Theatre co-hosted by The Mohawk Inn and Conference Centre in Campbellville with a performance by a local acting group, The Brightside Players.
Supporting The Community
Rob and his wife Carol, regularly support the United Way Milton with yearly charity wine tasting events at local establishments in Milton and well as their personal support to the Milton District Hospital Foundation. In 2013, the 3rd Annual Charity Wine Tasting event held at Casa Americo on Main Street in Milton raised $1,200 for United Way Milton.
Mostly recently, Rob was co-host of TEDxMilton, an independently operated TED Talks put on my local Milton residents and held on September 23, 2017 at the FirstOntario Arts Centre. This was the 3rd TEDxMilton performance organized and held in Milton by Rob and his TEDxMilton crew of volunteers.
Taping an Episode of Halton Tech Today
In 2012 an 2013, Rob hosted a weekly TV show on TVCogeco that aired each Fall in Milton, Burlington, Oakville, Georgetown, Rockwood and Hamilton called Halton Tech Today. Halton Tech Today aims at revealing the companies across Halton that are operating on the cutting edge of today’s technology. From the development of new technologies to the implementation of cutting edge software and systems, Halton Tech Today is focused on highlighting the best that Silicon Halton has to offer. (Videos are available on the HalTech Today Today website and YouTube Channel).
Rob was recently elected to the Board of Directors of HalTech Regional Innovation Centre serving a two year term.
Rob also appeared as a panelist at the All Mayors Breakfast hosted by the Halton Education Industry Council (HIEC) at RattleSnake Golf Club on November 26 2013 details of which can be found here FallMB2013Focus.
Shortly after being elected in 2014, Rob was diagnosed with Stage 4 neck cancer. Although able to remain on Milton Council, Rob was required to scale back his duties during the 8 months of cancer treatments and recovery. Now two years later (and able to taste food again!), Rob is enjoying his position as Ward 1 Councillor and continues to “fight the fight” – not just as a cancer survivor but as your voice in Ward 1.
I look forward to working for you during my four year term.
Please feel free to contact me with any questions or concerns.