Bobby is from Swoope, Virginia in Augusta County, where he grew up working on his family’s beef cattle farm. Bobby attended Virginia Tech, graduating in 2005 with a degree in Agricultural Economics. In 2006, he began working for the Headwaters Soil and Water Conservation District in Verona, Virginia, where he worked with local ag producers to benefit water quality. In 2009, he started a job with the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), a USDA agency that also helps farmers implement practices that improve environmental conditions. Bobby currently resides on the family farm in Swoope with his wife, Kelli, where he helps to manage the cow herd when he’s not working at NRCS.