Dr. Robert E. Robbins
Principal investor, Co-Founder & Chairman
A successful venture capitalist and angel investor, Dr. Robbins has invested in many start-up and early stage companies including 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.