Robert C. Weber

USGA General Counsel 

 ErnestGetto --- Ernest J. Getto, a member of the USGA Executive Committee

Robert C. Weber, of Hobe Sound, Fla., is in his second year as general counsel to the USGA.

Weber is a senior advisor to IBM, following a nine-year career with the organization as its senior vice president of legal and regulatory affairs and general counsel. A member of the Chairman’s Operating Team and the Chairman’s Performance Team, he held global responsibility for IBM in government affairs and policy, environmental affairs and security, legal and corporate governance and other key functions.

During his tenure, he co-chaired the North American Women’s Diversity Council and was IBM’s representative on the board of directors of the United States Chamber of Commerce. While in private practice, he served as president of the Cleveland Bar Association and established its Juvenile Justice Initiative, which received the Ohio State Bar Association’s highest award for public service. Weber is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

Weber is a graduate of Yale College and the Duke University School of Law.

In 2017, Weber will serve on the Amateur Status, Audit, Equipment Standards and Handicap Committees.

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