About the host

Brief Bio

 Philosophy is at the core of what Robert is after. Having grown up in Italy and being exposed to the culture and much of the renaissance art and literature, Freemasonry became a natural place for him to gravitate toward. He is an avid musician and writer. He’s written for several print magazines and blogs on subjects ranging from Firearms and Medical Ethics to Theology and Comparative Religions. Robert's primary studies are in philosophy and mathematics. He also holds an honorary Doctorate Degree in Philosophy in Religion. Currently Robert works as an executive in the medical industry. He received his degrees from Waukegan Lodge No. 78, becoming Worshipful Master in 2014. He’s since served as both a District Education Officer and a District Deputy Grand Master. He is currently serves on the Grand Lodge if Illinois Education Committee.  




  • Home Lodge (Blue Lodge) - Spes Novum 1183 - Libertyville, IL - Founder
  • Plural Lodge (Blue lodge) - Ezekiel Bates - Attleboro, MA
  • Plural Lodge (Blue lodge) - Internet Lodge 9659, Staffordshire, England
  • Honorary Membership - (Blue lodge) - Rising Sun 115, Grayslake, IL
  • Honorary Membership  - (Blue Lodge) - Lake Shore 307, Maddison, OH
  • Past District Deputy Grand Master for the 1st NE District State of Illinois
  • Grand Lodge AF&AM State of Illinois Grand Lodge Board of Education Member
  • Royal Arch - Chapter 41 - Waukegan, IL
  • Cryptic Council - Council 121 - Waukegan, IL - PTIM
  • Commandery - Bethel 36, Palatine, IL
  • Allied Masonic Degrees - E.M. Lambert 319 - Northern IL Current Sr. Warden
  • Red Branch of Eri - "Man at Arms" Associate Member (Honorary)
  • Red Branch of Eri - "Esquire"
  • Red Branch of Eri - "Knight"
  • AASR SJ Scottish Rite - Valley of St. Louis - St. Louis, MO (Primary)
  • AASR NMJ Scottish Rite - Valley of Chicago, Chicago IL (Secondary)
  • Illinois Lodge of Research 
  • R.E.B.I.S Research Society
  • B.O.T.A. Student
  • Co-Founder & Co-Author at the Masonic Legacy Society

Past Offices and Orgs

  • AASR NMJ Scottish Rite - Valley of Chicago - Digital Media/ PR Chair for AASR NMJ Valley of Chicago Children's Dyslexia Center
  • Grand Lodge AF&AM State of Illinois District Education Officer for the 1st NE District
  • Grand Lodge AF&AM State of Illinois - Charity Committee