Robert Hall, has been a successful owner of independent vacuum cleaner stores for more than 28 years. His dedication to customer satisfaction, honesty and integrity have been the motivation behind this success. Robert’s commitment to educating his customers about vacuum cleaners to help them make intelligent buying decisions has won him a large and loyal clientele. He is known as a businessman who treats his customers, manufacturers and suppliers with respect and courtesy.
In 1967, Robert opened the first of three Kirby authorized service stores, which he operated for the next 11 years. In 1968, he founded Hall’s Vacuum Center in Newport News, Virginia. Hall’s Vacuum Center has grown to one of the most successful businesses in the area. He has received a number of awards from industry suppliers and has been recognized as a Royal Master Dealer since 1987. In 1989, Robert was named to the Royal Appliance Manufacturing Company’s Advisory Board.
The care and concern Robert has given his customers over the years has made him one of the most respected members in the local business community. Robert is active in community service, holding membership in the Moose Lodge, Elks Club and St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Hampton, Virginia.
1996 Vacuum & Sewing Hall of Fame Inductee