Bob Sherman

Bob Sherman


Bob Sherman has been an influential leader in the bedding industry for the past 45 years. In 2012 he achieved the #1 mattress manufacturer rating in the United States. Currently Sherman principals the newly formed company of Visionary Sleep, LLC operating independently as the largest Restonic licensee. Under this purchase, three manufacturing facilities were acquired along with majority stock ownership of the Restonic brand. A fourth facility was opened in 2017.

For his industry accomplishments and civic commitment, Sherman received the 2010 American Heritage Award from National Home Furnishings Industry on behalf of the Anti-Defamation League. In April 2012, he received the 2012 Spirit of Life Award from City of Hope, a leading research and treatment center for cancer, diabetes and other life-threatening diseases.

Additionally, in 2012, he was honored by A Silver Lining Foundation, an Illinois-based organization ensuring access to cancer resource information, treatment options and cost free mammograms. Sherman also serves on the Board of Directors for PAWS, Chicago’s largest no-kill animal shelter. And in 2018, he was honored by Lookingglass Theater Company for his civic engagement and commitment to Chicago’s cultural community.

When he is not working, Sherman enjoys playing golf and watching hockey. He lives in Barrington, Ill. with his wife, Barbara. They have three grown children and 10 grandchildren.

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