Robbin Wells was appointed to the Lovejoy School Board of Trustees in August 2012 and elected to her first term in May 2013. She owns and operates The Goddard School in McKinney, an early childhood learning center for children ages six weeks to six years.
Previously, Ms. Wells served as executive vice president at the Dallas Market Center and was responsible for all permanent and temporary leasing and business development at the international trade center. Prior to her career at Dallas Market Center, Ms. Wells lived in New York City and worked in public relations for Burson-Marsteller and Cohn & Wolfe. She holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in public relations with a minor in business from Southern Methodist University and a Masters of Journalism degree from the University of North Texas. She earned her Accreditation in Public Relations (APR) in 1993.
In her community, Ms. Wells is a member of St. Jude Catholic Church and serves on the advisory board of Attitudes & Attire, a non-profit organization that helps underprivileged women achieve self-sufficiency in the workplace. She has also served as president of the Dallas chapter of the Public Relations Society of America, was regional director of Fashion Group International, and is a Board Member of the Friends of WRR (101.1 FM). In Collin County, her family spends their time and energy on The Samaritan Inn, a comprehensive homeless program that helps willing people gain dignity and independence. Ms. Wells served as a member of the Lucas Parks and Open Spaces Board for three years. Within Lovejoy, Ms. Wells volunteered as an Art To Go® leader for four years and is active with all the booster clubs associated with her children’s interests. She is also a lifetime member of the PTA.
“I wanted to be part of the school board to give back to our community and use my marketing and sales skills on the front lines to support the Lovejoy graduate profile,” noted Ms. Wells. “With our incredibly busy lives, people need to be confident that their school board is setting goals and overseeing an administration that is building a foundation for excellence in education as they cradle our children to adulthood.” Major precepts pursued by each Lovejoy graduate include being intellectually equipped and well-rounded, open to the challenges of learning, engaged in a healthy lifestyle, fair and respectful of others, and working for justice in the community.Ms. Wells moved to Lucas with her husband Rick in 2003; they reside on Water Boy Farms. The family business, Wells Hospitality Group, is based in McKinney. Their daughter currently attends Lovejoy High School, and their son (LHS Class of 2016) attends the University of Oklahoma.