Robert Roman


Robert Roman has been connected to the Hampton Roads area since the mid 1980’s. He was in retail operations management for 20 years before his partnership in Decorum Furniture with his spouse Claus Ihlemann. Robert grew up in the Panama Canal Zone. He attended West Palm Beach University in West Palm Beach, Florida and Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. He has served proudly in the Armed Forces. Robert is a current member of the Ghent Business Association Board of Directors and serves as a liaison for many political, non-profit and humanitarian organizations in Hampton Roads. Robert and his spouse Claus worked on the grassroots campaign to defeat the Marriage amendment and are proud that the City of Norfolk voted against the amendment. Robert is committed to equality and is a strong supporter of Equality Virginia.