Board of Governors

Robert Dippell, CPA, CA

President, DHI Canada

President and General Manager of William Knell and Company Limited

Robert Dippell is President and General Manager of William Knell and Company Limited, where he has been employed since 1997. Robert is a professional accountant and received his CA designation in 1999.

Knell's is a multi-divisional distributor of products and services to commercial concerns in Southwestern Ontario, Canada. At Knell's, Robert is the top decision maker and oversees all strategic and administrative functions for the company.  

Early in his career Robert developed his passion for volunteering. He is actively involved with the Rotary Club of Kitchener Grand River, having served previously as Treasurer, Board Member and President; Child Witness Centre Waterloo Region, having served as President, Treasurer and Board Member; and, the Door and Hardware Institute Canada, currently as President/Board Member and previously as Treasurer.  

In his spare time, Robert enjoys time with his family, water skiing, furniture building and baking.