Bob Gentzler of Palmetto Hall Plantation has been vice chair of the PSD Commission since 2007. He is the chairman of the Commission’s Planning & Operations Committee. Gentzler worked for DuPont for 25 years and also spent five years with Amoco Oil. He held management positions in research, marketing and business development. A resident of Hilton Head for more than 14 years, Gentzler has assisted Palmetto Hall on an array of topics including wetlands management and airport issues. He also has helped the Town of Hilton Head Island streamline its development permitting procedures. Gentzler holds an undergraduate degree from Bucknell University, a graduate degree from Dartmouth College and a doctorate from the University of Massachusetts.