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Bob Juckniess

Bob Juckniess - Guiding Diverse Member Organization Operations

About Bob Juckniess

Experienced in building businesses from the ground up, Burr Ridge, Illinois, entrepreneur Robert “Bob” Juckniess serves as Chairman and CEO of Royal Buying Group, Inc. The $500 million organization spans three divisions with diverse gas stations, chain convenience stores, and truck stops. In total, Bob Juckniess guides corporate strategy across 6,000 member retailers.

Bob Juckniess has spearheaded employee morale boosts while significantly decreasing health care outlays. He has also overseen fraud-control efforts that enabled a more than 50 percent decrease in chargebacks. Among Royal Buying Group’s distinctions is achieving selection by Crain’s as among the top 25 fastest-growing privately held enterprises in the Chicago area.

Robert Juckniess previously held responsibilities with RWJ Management Companies, Inc., and its affiliates as CEO and chairman. He led 10 BP-branded gas stations and convenience stores in the Chicago area, guiding operations and leading strategic acquisitions for the $150 million group. He also operated approximately 50 Shell gas stations in Cincinnati and Indianapolis.

Work Experience

Jan 1995Present


Royal Buying Group, Inc.
Jun 2006Dec 2013


RWJ Management Company, Inc.
Jan 2001Dec 2006


RWJ Companies, Inc.


Jun 1987Jun 1989


Northwestern University
Oct 1981Jun 1985


University of Notre Dame