The SDBJ Most Admired CEO Award recognizes Robin as a true local leader and honored her determination and insight that has yielded huge successes for San Diego's must vulnerable children and families.

Robin revolves her work around a single question - what is best for children. She is passionate about quality early education and is a tireless advocate for early educators and preschool teachers on a local, regional and state level.

Throughout her 31 years as president and CEO, Robin has grown EES, a non-profit organization, into one of San Diego County's most respected providers of quality early care and education services. Now in its 37th year, EES remains focused on ensuring that children ages 18 months through five years of age from low-income working families are prepared to succeed in kindergarten and beyond.