Robert Aitken III

Contact Robert Aitken III

  • 218.339.3940
  • 218.766.1178
  • robert.aitken@llfinancial.org

About Robert Aitken III

An enrolled Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe member, Rob is a lawyer licensed to practice in MN and Leech Lake Tribal Court. He is certified as a Building Native Communities Financial Trainer and as a Financial Coach. Serving as Executive Director of Leech Lake Financial Services for the past 7 years, Rob has trains and coaches hundreds of Leech Lake Reservation community members on building credit, home buying, car purchases, and basic finance. Under Rob’s direction, LLFS has written over 1,640 loans totaling over $2.8 million, with a default ratio of 0.016%.

Rob’s law degree is from the University of North Dakota School of Law where he graduated with distinction, and served as the President of the UND Native American Law Students Association. He has a Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Management from Gustavus Adolphus College where he captained the football team as a 4 year letter winner at outside linebacker. Rob is in the Bemidji High School Athletic Hall of Fame where he played football, hockey and baseball on state tournament teams for hockey and baseball.

Rob is an adjunct professor at the Leech Lake Tribal College teaching Personal Finance and Tribal Governance classes. In his spare time, Rob coaches hockey at the varsity level for the Minnesota High Performance Program and really enjoys boating on Cass Lake.