Sutton featured speaker for Legends and Legacy
Bob Sutton is the featured speaker for the Legends and Legacy Banquet at Dakota State University March 1. The banquet is an annual DSU event, recognizing donors, philanthropists of the year, current faculty along with the faculty legend, and the induction of a new member of the Innovators and Influencers Hall of Fame.
Sutton is a South Dakota native who serves as the President of the South Dakota Community Foundation. Hailing from the Heart of the Hills, Bob is a Hill City High School graduate, who received an undergraduate degree in Political Science and Philosophy and a Master’s of Public Administration from the University of South Dakota in Vermillion. He has spent more than 20 years in Pierre, SD, serving as an association executive and lobbyist for county government, the oil industry, and the financial services industry. Bob also previously served as a vice president at Citibank in Sioux Falls, SD.
Sutton serves on numerous boards of directors across South Dakota, including the Ellsworth Air Force Base Authority, Avera Health, and the South Dakota Association of Fundraising Professionals.
Bob and his wife of 21 years, Lori, have two children, Madison, age 14 and Matthew, age 12.
The Legends and Legacy Banquet is open to the public. Tickets are available through the DSU Foundation at 605-256-5857.