O'Rielly Chevrolet, Inc.
Rob Draper is President of O’Rielly Chevrolet, Inc., one of the nation’s largest Chevrolet dealerships and locally owned and operated since 1924. He is also the President of Rincon Etal Investments, Inc., which engages primarily in real estate development and investment and local venture investing.
Prior to moving to Tucson in 2002, Rob was a partner in the law firm of Winston & Strawn in Washington, D.C., where he practiced for twelve years in the areas of energy and international project finance. As an energy lawyer, he represented many of the U.S. utility companies that operate nuclear power plants with respect to licensing, regulatory compliance, contractual, and business advisory matters. As a project finance lawyer, he represented project developers and agencies such as the U.S. Export-Import Bank and Overseas Private Investment Corporation in their financing and development of power plants and other energy and infrastructure projects, mostly overseas.
Rob is a member of the Southern Arizona Leadership Council, Tucson Airport Authority, Tucson Conquistadores, and Tucson New Car Dealers Association. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Arizona Automobile Dealers Association and is a past member of the Boards of Directors of the Tucson Airport Authority, Catalina Council BSA, and Imagine Greater Tucson.
Rob grew up in Austin and Beaumont, Texas. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree with majors in physics and political science from Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts, and a law degree from Southern Methodist University School of Law, Dallas, Texas. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, the State Bar of Arizona, and the District of Columbia Bar.
Rob is married to Amy O’Rielly Draper, and they have three adult children. He enjoys travel, golf, sailing, skiing, and spending time with his family.