Robert Reichner has been involved with the Shambhala community since 2001. He has served as Director of Finance, Co-Director (2005-2007), and Board Chair in Seattle where he continues to live. He is currently CEO of RepairShopr which creates software serving reuse and repair businesses around the world. He also opened Visette Boutique in 2015 to offer Seattle a home for finding dresses to uplift and rouse oneself by wearing good clothes.
Robert was appointed Kalapa Envoy for Enrichment in 2013, soon joined the Kalapa Council and was appointed Leader of the Pillar of Economy in 2015. He also serves on the Board of the Shambhala Credit Union (formerly Ashoka Credit Union).