Robert graduated from Indiana University School of Music with a degree in both Music Performance and Business. He then played French horn professionally throughout Europe and the U.S. Subsequently, Robert earned a law degree from the Chicago Kent School of Law in his native Chicago. In 2012, his law school honored him by naming him an Alumni of Distinction.
After practicing with a law firm in Chicago, Robert represented the business interests of radio and television performers as an executive with AFTRA, SAG and AGMA, where he negotiated labor agreements with major radio and television broadcast operators. He also gained experience negotiating television series deals for networks and syndicators while working for the Fox Broadcasting Company and during his involvement in producing the animated series Peter Pan and the Pirates for the Fox Kids Network. The relationships Robert developed with radio and television personalities as well as broadcast executives formed the core of his business when he founded his own talent agency, Robert Eatman Enterprises, Inc., in 1991.
Today, Robert Eatman Enterprises, Inc. represents many of the best-known performers in broadcasting. His background in television and radio, as well as his experience as a performer, make him the best choice for well-established and up-and-coming performers.