robert j. knowles, Jr.

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Robert J. Knowles, Jr., is the owner of Knowles Insurance Agency in Scranton, Pennsylvania. Knowles Insurance is a property-casualty insurance agency operating in Scranton since 1963.

Mr. Knowles current responsibilities include agency management, strategic planning, sales and marketing. Mr. Knowles has extensive experience in the insurance industry with a career spanning over 30 years, working both locally and nationally.

Mr. Knowles holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. He is currently Vice Chairman of Northeastern Pennsylvania Health Care Foundation, director at Franklin Security Bank and Burkavage Design Associates and a member of the Performing Arts Authority.

Previous community commitments include serving as the President of the Country Club of Scranton, President of Metro Action in Scranton, President of the Waverly Community House and Vice Chairman of Mercy Health Care Partners.

Additionally, Mr. Knowles has held board positions at Scranton Preparatory School, Junior Achievement, the Scranton Chamber of Commerce and the Scranton YMCA. Mr. Knowles also served on the Alumni Board of Directors at the College of the Holy Cross and on the Board of Trustees at Keystone College.