Robin Suydam has been a business and community leader in Central Jersey for the past 45 years. For 40 years, she led her family’s insurance agency business, specializing in business and not-for-profit clients throughout New Jersey. In 1991 Robin was the first woman elected as President of the Professional Insurance Agents of NJ and served on regional and national trade association boards.
Her community work has included 7 years on the board of the Central Jersey Community Development Corporation, 7 years on the board of New Brunswick Theological Seminary and now serving in her 10th year on the State Theatre board, where she is the current Development Chair. A key interest is her current work as Vice-Chair of the Franklin Township Environmental Commission (Somerset County). Robin is an Elder at the Six Mile Run Reformed Church in Franklin Park and serves on the national board of Creation Justice Ministries, an ecumenical advocacy and education organization in Washington DC.
A graduate of Bucknell University, Robin is married to Paul Corkery for 26 years and lives on her family farm in Somerset. Languages and travel are what keep her exploring the world as often as she can.