Bob Confer, '96
- President at Confer Plastics Inc.
Degree: Business Administration
Mr. Confer is a 1993 graduate of Royalton-Hartland and a 1996 graduate of The College at Brockport's Delta College.
Mr. Confer has maintained an ongoing relationship with Brockport. He took night classes in accounting during the early 2000s and has been a regular at Brockport’s ice hockey games since 1993. Since 2008, he has maintained the blog BrockportHockey.com to help the team with promotion and recruitment.
Mr. Confer is the president of Confer Plastics, Inc. in North Tonawanda, a 3rd generation family owned and operated manufacturer that employs more than 225 people and proudly makes all of its products in the USA. Some items produced by the company are kayaks, swimming pool ladders, mannequins, spa cabinets, and docks.
Since 2005, Mr. Confer has written a weekly opinion column for the Niagara Gazette and the Lockport Union Sun & Journal. His columns most often look at issues in public policy and economics.
Mr. Confer serves the Boy Scouts of America as the president of the board of the Iroquois Trail Council which oversees 2,500 Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and Explorers – and more than 1,000 volunteers -- in a rural five-county region of WNY.
The lifelong Gasport resident is married to Bernadette. They have a daughter, Alexandria, and son, Warren.