Robert J. Kohlhepp

Robert J. Kohlhepp

Robert J. Kohlhepp joined Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ:CTAS) in July 1967 as controller. Over a span of 50 years with Cintas, he was promoted to positions of general manager, vice president and treasurer, executive vice president, president, and CEO, then served as Vice Chair and Board Chair until retiring in 2016. Additionally, Kohlhepp has served on several association, corporation, nonprofit and university boards. His new book is Building a Better Organization.


Robert J. Kohlhepp is an opinion columnist for the CEOWORLD magazine. For more information, visit the author’s website.
Robert J. Kohlhepp
Art And Culture

Every Organization Needs a Core Objective to Live By

Every organization needs a core or principal objective to guide decision making. The lack of a principal objective results in decisions that are often made for the benefit of the organization’s hierarchy rather than all the constituents of the organization. Having a principal objective in writing provides guidance and direction...