Robert Stevenson

Robert L. Stevenson - 4th generation owner operator of Eastman Machine Co.

President & CEO

Robert L. Stevenson is President & CEO of Eastman Machine Company and the fourth generation of his family head the business.

Mr. Stevenson is a 1969 graduate of St. Paul’s School and in 1973 he received a B.A. from Yale University.  Mr. Stevenson is also a 1975 graduate of the Harvard Business School certificate program.  Upon graduation from Yale, he joined Eastman Machine Company as a full time employee. During his tenure at Eastman, he has filled a variety of roles such as: Service Manager, VP of Manufacturing, Corporate Treasurer, and was named President in 1983.

In addition to his career at Eastman, Mr. Stevenson has served his community in a number of different capacities.  He has served as Chairman of the World Trade Center of Buffalo, and also Chairman of the Child and Family Services Foundation, (the oldest and largest the Board of Directors of social service organization in Buffalo).  He also serves on the boards of the United Way of Buffalo, InSyte Consulting and the New York Federal Reserve Advisory Board. He sits on the board of Medaille College where he had been chair from 1999-2006; and he has served as trustee of the Albright Knox Art Gallery, the Buffalo Red Cross, and the Elmwood Franklin School.

Mr. Stevenson is married and resides in Buffalo with his wife; they have six children and a growing list of grandchildren.