Meet Robin McConnell

Team Profile

Name: Robin McConnell  

Job Title: President  

Name of Company: Armor Protective Packaging 

History with ARMOR: “I joined the ARMOR team in 2002 as Director of Operations and Product Development, then became President in 2005. Today I share managing responsibilities with my business partner, David Yancho, and our leadership team.”

Where Do You Live: Rochester Hills, Michigan, for 25 years.

Family Details: “I’ve been married to my wife, Toni for 30 years. We have two sons. Cameron is a teacher and lives with his wife Elizabeth in Royal Oak, Michigan. Steven is an Environmental Engineer who also lives with Ali in Madison Heights.”

Experience (Past Jobs and/or Current Tenure in Your Position):  “I went to school for a Chemical Engineering Degree at Wayne State University and attended Michigan State University for my MBA. Before joining ARMOR, I spent over twenty years working in the automotive, chemical, and coating industries.”

Hobbies:  Travel, golf, reading, and sports

Favorite Food: Pizza

If you were stuck on an island what three things would you bring?  “I would bring my wife Toni, music and wine!”

Latest Accomplishment: “Well, it is actually my son’s accomplishment—Steven graduated last year from Michigan State University with an Environmental Engineering degree. It is a great feeling to have both of my sons graduated and working in their chosen fields.”

Best Movie Watched Recently OR Your Favorite Movie of All Time:  “The Shawshank Redemption”

Favorite Holiday and/or Favorite Holiday Tradition:  “I enjoy Thanksgiving with family and then napping during the Detroit Lions football game after.”

What is playing on your iPod?  Stevie Wonder

Favorite Quote:  “Strive not to be a success, but rather to be of value.” — Albert Einstein 

Robin McConnell with Frank Fritz