Newsmaker: Robert M. Mill
Noteworthy: A professorship has been endowed in Mill's name at the Community College of Allegheny County. The professorship will focus on labor and management studies in connection with a lecture series that is in its second year.
Residence: Ohio Township
Family: Wife, Candice; two children and three grandchildren
Background: A vice president of Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Mill has spent 28 years with the company. Previously, he had stints as a high school teacher, small businessman and a Beaver County sports writer. He's given much time to Variety, The Children's Charity. He served on the board of CCAC for 25 years.
Education: Associate degree from CCAC and a bachelor's degree in secondary education from West Liberty University in West Virginia
Quote: “When I left the newspaper business, I had zero training in labor relations, but that's where I've spent the rest of my career. We have a unique situation in Western Pennsylvania, where labor-management relations form a regional asset.”