After 30 years as a Commercial Photographer with clients including The Audubon Society, Marshall Fields, Boeing, Nordstroms, Sea Galley Foods, and the Muscular Dystrophy Association, it was time for a change of scenery (and weather) moving from Seattle, WA to Oro Valley, AZ where he currently resides with wife Terrie, director of Arizona Women’s Chorus and founder of Arizona Choral Arts Association.
January 2015, Robert retired from Mintec, Inc. an international developer and supplier of software for the mining industry, where he was employed for 15 years as a Graphic Designer/Production Specialist. In June 2015, he opened Robert Ashbaugh Digital Design and Imaging, a full-service graphic design and commercial photography business. Robert continues to pursue his passion for photography, especially landscapes and birds. He is an avid amateur ornithologist chasing and photographing birds around the world. For approximately 10 years, Robert served as Director of Communications at Ascension Lutheran Church, Tucson, AZ. He has been a BPM board member since 2018 and currently serves as Treasurer.