Brother Robert H. Heyn was born and raised in Bogota Colombia. He has a degree in systems management from Politecnico GranColombiano University and an MBA from Brigham Young University. His professional career includes working for corporate and nonprofit organizations, and as a business owner.
Currently, Robert is the CEO of The Academy for Creating Enterprise, an organization that trains Latter-day Saints living in poverty how to achieve sustainable self-reliance by starting and developing small business. With a history of over eighteen years, the Academy has trained more than 12,000 members living in the Philippines, Mexico, Peru, Brazil, and Africa.
Robert currently serves in the Church as a member of the Young Men General Board. Previously he served as president of the Mexico Tijuana Mission, in a stake presidency, high councilor, bishop, mission councilor, and as a missionary in the Colombia Bogota Mission.
Robert is married to Yolanda for 35 years. They have two sons and two granddaughters