At KOIT Global Investments, we employ only the most skilled and highly-qualified professionals. Meet the team that helps to change lives in Kentucky, Ohio, Indiana, Tennessee and across the globe:
Dr. Robert E. Robbins
Chairman & CEO
A successful venture capitalist and angel investor, Dr. Robbins has invested in many start-up and early stage companies including AISA (American International Syndication Affiliates), WindEnergy, 3-DRs, NeuroNetrix and ZirMed Inc. where he served as the Chairman of the Board from 2004 until 2009. ZirMed was started in 1999 and is a leading provider of web-based revenue cycle management solutions to healthcare providers in the U.S. Dr. Robbins also founded Kentucky Neighborhood Bank, a community bank based in Elizabethtown, KY with assets of over $130 million. As an astute real estate investor, his portfolio includes everything from raw land to a resort-style retirement community, several shopping centers with national brand tenants such as Wal-Mart, Kohl’s, Kroger, Wendy’s, Chili’s, Bob Evans, Rite-Aid, Walgreens and more. A retired board certified surgeon, former chief of surgery and chief of staff at Hardin Memorial Hospital, he obtained his Bachelor of Science from the University of Kentucky, his Doctorate of Medicine from the University of Cincinnati and completed his surgical residency at the University of Louisville.
President & Executive Director
An ambitious and creative professional with a broad range of experience in economic development and marketing, Chuck serves as President/Executive Director of KOIT Global Investments, and oversees the daily operations of the regional center and collaborates with the chairman on the overall strategy. Chuck earned his bachelor’s degree from Hanover College in Business and Spanish and his MBA from the University of Louisville. He began his career managing a boutique tax/accounting firm tailored to the Hispanic community, and after completing his MBA, became the Director of Investor Services for the Midwest Center for Foreign Investment, a USCIS approved EB-5 Regional Center. Immediately prior to joining KOIT Global Investments, Chuck served as the Business Development and Marketing Lead for Bingham Greenebaum Doll, a well-known Midwestern full-service corporate law firm. He is known for being well connected in the region and is often touted for his diverse abilities. He is an active member of the community and serves on a variety of boards and committees including the Indiana State Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Policy Committee, Kentucky State Chamber of Commerce Public Private Partnerships Workgroup, IIUSA (Association to Invest in the USA) Best Practices Committee, Hanover College Business Scholars Program Advisory Board and Alumni Association Board of Directors, various roles within his local congregation of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and many more.