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Why Bob

Like many residents of the 69th district, Bob grew up on a dairy farm near Stratford. His parents provided a safe, secure home, emphasizing strong values of faith, hard work and helping neighbors. This laid a foundational emphasis for both his personal and professional life.

Bob never intended to have a career in politics. His experience comes from the real world, starting in 1985 when he founded Kulp’s of Stratford, a roofing company that helps residential and commercial clients across Wisconsin and the Upper Midwest. He went on to start (and still owns) three more companies: Marathon Metals LLC, and Kulp Real Properties LLC, employing more than 40 people with good paying jobs.

He believes in energy independence and invests in practical alternative energy solutions to help consumers save money and energy.  His roofing company, Kulp’s of Stratford was one of the first roofing companies in the state to install solar roof panels.

While work is important to Bob Kulp, he enjoys spending time with Laura, his wife of 28 years, their 7 children and 9 grandchildren. They, along with his strong faith, keep him grounded and focused on making a difference in the lives of people.

The following are a list of Bob’s accomplishments:

  • Building four local companies
    • Kulp’s of Stratford, LLC
    • Marathon Metals, LLC
    • Kulp Real Properties, LLC
  • Board Member and former Vice President – National Roofing Contractors Association
  • Asked to serve as a member of the U.S. Small Business Administration Regulatory Fairness Board
  • Advocate of alternative energy
    • Solar – roofing
  • Recipient of The Wausau Region Chamber of Commerce “Small Business of the Year Award”, 2012 (Kulp’s of Stratford LLC)

Bob is also active in local organizations in and outside of the construction industry. He is a former ambassador for the Wausau Region Chamber, a member of the Marshfield Rotary, and a former board member of the Stratford Chamber of Commerce.

A strong community needs strength in leadership, and this is an area where Bob excels.

Help support Bob in his campaign for the 69th Assembly District.

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