cbuzz: Robyn Pollina, Palmer-Donavin: Discovering Your Leadership Style

February 21st, 2023

Robyn Pollina is the CEO of Palmer-Donavin Manufacturing Company.  Palmer-Donavin, a wholesale distributor of building materials and residential entry doors, is headquartered in Grove City, Ohio, and has locations throughout the Midwest.  Palmer-Donavin became a 100% ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) company in March of 2007, the same year the company celebrated its 100th year in business.  Robyn has been with the company since 1995.  After graduating from Ohio State University in 1993, she started her accounting career at Coopers & Lybrand as an auditor.  She then served two years as Palmer-Donavin’s controller, then 23 years as CFO, and was appointed CEO on August 1, 2020.

To learn more about Palmer-Donavin, visit www.palmerdonavin.com.

Tune in today as Robyn Pollina sits down with cbuzz host Mikaela Hunt to talk about employee-owned companies and growth culture within your leadership team.

A note about cbuzz production: We are thrilled to be back recording episodes for our Central Ohio community. Stay tuned for new episodes, which will share the stories of some of our best and brightest Columbus Chamber members. Thank you to our listeners for their patience and understanding as we worked to establish a virtual recording setup. You can learn about Capital University here and learn more about cbuzz host Mikaela Hunt here.

Cbuzz is the Columbus Chamber of Commerce’s business-focused podcast and was named Best Business Podcast in 2019 by the Columbus Podcast Awards. The show is produced in partnership with Capital University and its students, and the show is hosted by Mikaela Hunt, brand journalist and storyteller.