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Robert Vowler is the former CEO of Hershey Trust Company, the parent company of Milton S. Hershey’s business enterprises. Since he retired from his full-time work in 2008, he has worked as an expert witness regarding fiduciary investments and as a part-time business advisor. He currently works with an outfit that… Read More
Robert Vowler is the former CEO of Hershey Trust Company, the parent company of Milton S. Hershey’s business enterprises. Since he retired from his full-time work in 2008, he has worked as an expert witness regarding fiduciary investments and as a part-time business advisor. He currently works with an outfit that allows him to serve as both a business advisor and an executive coach. Previously, Robert advised two hedge funds.

For 12 years Vowler spearheaded operations at Hershey Trust Company, overseeing investments totaling $10 billion. He led the oversight of The Hershey Company, Hershey Entertainment and Resorts, and the M.S. Hershey Foundation. He served as the primary trustee of the controlling interest in the titular Fortune 500 company and served as a board member of several Hershey entities as well.

Vowler was able to do far more than just keep the Hershey business enterprises running. He worked on numerous new initiatives to breathe new life into the brand and create a more proactive presence within their community. He spent over 20 years total with the company. Read Less
  • CEO
    Hershey Trust Company
  • Principal
    Vowler Advisory, LLC
  • Business Advisor to two hedge funds
    Vowler Advisory, LLC
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African-American Chamber
President’s LIfetime Community Award of Excellence
2002

Lycoming College
Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award
2010
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