Robyn Forman Pollack, Esq.
CEO and Founder
Robyn Forman Pollack, Esq. is CEO and Founder of Trellis. A business strategist with an expertise in diversity and inclusion, Robyn increases financial return by teaching organizations to leverage their D&I Initiatives more effectively. Through the development of customized and integrated diversity and inclusion solutions, she maximizes attraction and retention of talent and clients, prevents diversity crisis and creates competitive advantage. Robyn brings years of experience working with businesses as a restructuring attorney and believes that business goals, objectives and strategies can best be achieved in an inclusive culture.
Robyn has been actively involved in diversity issues for over fifteen years and has developed a variety of networking opportunities specifically for women. She has lectured extensively on issues of diversity and inclusion, best practices, communication, team collaboration, networking, negotiation and effective leadership, and created the Turnaround Management Association’s Global Network of Women Committee. Robyn is a board member of the NAWBO Philadelphia Center for Advancing Entrepreneurs, the Turnaround Management Association Philadelphia Chapter and serves on the Envestnet Institute on Campus (EIOC) Women in Wealth Management leadership team. Robyn is also a member of the Forum of Executive Women, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the Philadelphia Society of People & Strategy (PSPS) and is an adjunct professor at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law. Robyn earned a B.A. from Temple University, summa cum laude and a J.D. from Temple University’s Beasley School of Law, cum laude.
Director of Workplace and Client Engagement
Lisa Fraimow, MBA, is the Director of Workplace and Client Engagement for Trellis Consulting. She has designed and implemented business support programs for Fortune 100 companies as well as small-to medium size businesses and nonprofits. As the Strategic Internet Manager for Devon Consulting, she earned recognition by ComputerWorld for utilizing first generation online marketing tools. Lisa’s areas of interest and expertise include mentoring NextGen leaders, cross-team integration, workplace performance and efficiency issues. Lisa’s core skills include creativity, analysis, problem solving tenacity, and teamwork. Lisa has used her knowledge of accounting, finance, software and new product marketing to support such companies as Digital Equipment, Johnson & Johnson, Telebase Systems and Windsor Securities. Additionally, Lisa helped paved the way for her employers to implement flexible work arrangements and remote access to data.
Lisa is an avid participant of the Turnaround Management Association’s Philadelphia Chapter of Network of Women Committee, Marketing Committee for Philadelphia Go Red, Society for Professional Women, and PA Conference for Women. Lisa received her a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Economics from La Salle University summa cum laude, Masters in Business from Rider University and a Certificate in Fundraising and Development from Villanova University
Process Development and Compliance Manager
Lisa Pollack, J.D., M.P.A., is Process Development and Compliance Manager for Trellis Consulting. Lisa worked for fifteen years as a health and human services specialist at Policy Studies where she developed and managed a variety of large scale health and human services projects, supervised staff and subcontractors, led diverse stakeholders, tracked budgets and delivered training. Lisa is experienced in research, marketing, planning, policy development and evidence-based analysis. Most recently, Lisa was an independent consultant focusing on grant writing, project management and program design. Lisa’s experience allows her to understand the importance of gathering data from diverse sources and engaging managers, staff and stakeholders in order to translate information into customized, real world solutions. Lisa received a B. S. from Providence College, a J.D. from Syracuse University’s College of Law and an M.P.A. from Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs.
Research & Development Intern
Morgan Schwartz is a student at Temple University’s Beasley School of Law. Through her summer work as a legal assistant at a law firm and at the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office, Morgan has developed an increased understanding of the law and cultivated significant problem solving and communication skills. Morgan has demonstrated substantial leadership capability in her role as the past president of the Epsilon Alpha Chapter of Alpha Omicron Pi at Penn State, where she led a group of over 190 women and learned how to collaborate with an executive board to make important decisions, resolve disputes and represent her chapter proudly in the Greek community. Morgan brings a unique combination of excellent research, organization and critical thinking skills to the Trellis Team and will be instrumental in increasing Trellis’ exposure and profile in target industries. Morgan earned a B.A. in Public Relations, magna cum laude, with a minor in International Studies, from Pennsylvania State University.
Social Media & Event Marketing Intern
Paige Florin is a student at Ithaca College majoring in Integrated Marketing Communications, with an intended minor in Legal Studies. Paige brings significant experience to this position, also serving as Social Media Coordinator for Pitch Please, one of Ithaca College’s A cappella groups, in which she also sings. Through her extensive philanthropic and community service work with Simon’s Fund, a non-profit that provides free heart screenings for children, Paige has developed communication, public relations, marketing and leadership skills. She also has perfected her public speaking and team collaboration competencies through performing in community theatre and serving as a Production Assistant for ICTV’s show Blinded. Paige brings enthusiasm, energy and an innovative mindset to the Trellis Team and will be a creative force behind Trellis’ social media and event marketing platform.