A resident of Chicago, Illinois, Robert Heist is a commercial law attorney and president of R. Connor & Associates, PC. Outside the practice of law, attorney Robert Heist promotes social emotional learning for children from economically challenged backgrounds as Chairman of the Board of Managers of the Milton Hershey School.
Established in 1909 in Hershey, Pennsylvania, the Milton Hershey School takes a whole child approach to education, focusing on all parts of a student’s life. This way, the school hopes to build students academically, socially, and emotionally. The students also increase their self-esteem, become responsible, and learn to take care of their physical health.