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Robert G. Bannish

Robert G. Bannish

Bob Bannish is the president of Rice, Heard & Bigelow and has been a shareholder and director of the firm since January 2001. Prior to joining RHB, Bob spent his entire legal career at the Boston law firm of Hutchins & Wheeler. He was a partner in that firm and chairman of its trusts & estates practice. He brought to RHB his expertise in estate planning and administration, trust management, the settlement of estates, business and succession planning for closely-held businesses and the formation and management of charitable entities. Bob graduated from Harvard College and earned a J.D. from Boston University School of Law.

Bob is a trustee on several family foundations, including the Amelia Peabody Charitable Fund, and serves on a number of charitable boards. He served as president of the board of directors of Family Service of Greater Boston. He currently serves on the board of The Human Relations Service of Wellesley, Massachusetts and was a past president thereof. He serves on the National Council for Strawbery Banke Museum, the Board of Overseers of the New England Aquarium, and the Board of the Wellesley Youth Basketball Association. He is also active in alumni associations for Harvard College and Deerfield Academy.

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