Chief Operating Officer
BFA in Interior Design, Human Resource certified as a Professional in Human Resources
Polly has over 20 years of operational and human resource experience in both the for-profit and nonprofit arenas. She was deeply involved in a start-up charter school where she served in various roles such as Founding Board member, Interim Director for the inaugural year, Human Resource, Facility and Operational Manager, Governing Board President and Fundraising Chair. After leaving the school, she continued to work in the areas of operations, human resources, facility and IT within the CDC Foundation serving as the Director of Administration and Human Resources. Polly’s career began in lighting design where she ran a high-end lighting showroom in Buckhead servicing both the retail and residential markets. Some of her lighting design projects were for clients such as Halle Berry, Fran Tarkenton, Toni Braxton and L.A. Reid. It was Polly’s involvement within the charter school that always kept her heart tied to the educational environment and she is thrilled to be apart of St. B’s. Polly lives in Douglasville with her husband, two children, and English bulldog.