Robin Barnes

Director of Development

Natively from the Philadelphia region, Robin holds a B.S. in Marketing from the Rutgers University School of Business and a masters certificate in Nonprofit Administration from the University of Pennsylvania. For more than fifteen years, she has helped charitable organizations grow their revenue sources and forge lasting relationships with funders and program beneficiaries.

Prior to joining PEN, Robin led marketing and fundraising departments for the Philadelphia Theatre Company, Fringe Festival, and Academy of Vocal Arts before joining the Philadelphia Museum of Art as a Major Gifts Officer. 

After her husband’s recovery from brain cancer in 2016, they fulfilled a dream of moving overseas, where they have focused their volunteer efforts on improving education opportunities in developing countries. Robin is deeply honored to be in a position to serve PEN’s work empowering cancer patients and their care partners.