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Meet Robert Kraft's Former Bodyguard Turned Dentist

Wenham resident Paul Gamber is a dentist in Danvers but before going to dental school he was a bodyguard for Robert and Myra Kraft.

Meet Robert Kraft's Former Bodyguard Turned Dentist Meet Robert Kraft's Former Bodyguard Turned Dentist

Name: Paul Gamber

Street: Juniper Street, Wenham

Family: Wife, Holly; Two daughters, Nora, 8 and Sadie, 5

Occupation: Dentist

Hobbies/interests: I have always played sports and continue to play as much tennis and golf as possible. I have enjoyed coaching my daughter's soccer teams. I enjoy target shooting handguns and rifles. I like going to Sebago Lake, Maine in winter for snowmobiling and in summer for swimming and boating.

What are you passionate about? My family and my occupation. Seems when looking back how fast time goes by. I don't want to miss any of their growing up and at the same time, I want to be the best at what I do professionally. I feel that if I am going to invest time in anything...I am going to try to be the best at whatever that happens to be.

What did you study in school?  MBA from Boston University and DMD from

Are you utilizing this subject now? Every day, but the practice of dentistry is ever evolving. I take hundreds of hours of continuing education every year. A speaker once asked of the audience: "How many years experience do you have?" and their responses varied from a few years to over 40 years. He then made this statement: "Do you have X years of experience or do you have one year of experience and just repeated it X number of years? I feel that we should all continue to gain experience and improve ourselves personally and professionally.

Best book: I love audiobooks! The inner child still likes being read to I guess!  Primarily non-fiction and historical reference.

Best movie: I probably have a top 10 which would include "Caddyshack," "The Hangover," "One Flew Over the Cookoo's Nest" and "The Godfather."

Dream vacation: Have never been to Greece and the Greek Isles...that is one of my "dream" destinations.
 
How long have you lived in Hamilton-Wenham? 5 years and counting.

Why did you chose Hamilton-Wenham? When we were looking for places to live, my wife and I had as our number one criteria: a good school system...now number two for me was a half hour or less driving distance to my office in Danvers...I believe my wife required a half hour or less driving distance to good shopping!

What is an a fact about you that most don’t know? I was a bodyguard for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and the late Myra Kraft for three years after graduate school but before attending dental school.

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