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Robin B. Martin

Robin B. Martin

In Memoriam

Mr. Martin retired as CEO of Deer River Group, a consulting firm which also owned radio stations and cell towers. He diligently served on the boards of Gerald Ford Presidential Foundation, Town of Palm Beach United Way and Society of the Four Arts. Previously, he was board vice chair of the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History and board member of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, DC Board of Education, and Cultural Council of Palm Beach County. Mr. Martin was also board chair of DC Water and Sewer Authority and Medstar Washington Hospital Center. He has authored publications on the broadcasting industry and holds a commercial pilot license. Mr. Martin earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and a master’s degree in communications, both from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and served as a board trustee for 25 years. He was board chair of the Corcoran Gallery for five years and received an honorary doctorate from its college. He lived in Palm Beach with his wife, Jocelyn.

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