President of the Pulido Walker Foundation and Proprietor of Pulido~Walker Cellars
Donna J. Walker began her career working with her dad as a pharmacist at Cedar Terrace
Pharmacy in Columbia, S.C. As a student at the University of South Carolina College
of Pharmacy, she was one of the founding members of the Zeta Chapter of Phi Lambda
Sigma. Subsequently, she moved to Washington, D.C. to work for the American Pharmacists
Association, the national professional society for pharmacists. After receiving her
MBA, she joined 3M Pharmaceuticals in Minneapolis. She held various leadership positions
within the pharmaceutical division, including sales, marketing, and international
management. Later, she served as the North American Sales and Marketing Director for
the 3M Telecom Division in Austin, Texas.
In 1997, Donna and her husband, Mark Pulido, founded the Pulido Walker Foundation, which is focused on youth development. In addition to her activities with Pulido Walker Foundation, Donna has been involved with numerous other community organizations including the Boys and Girls Clubs in San Francisco and the Rancho Santa Fe Community Center. She is the immediate past Chair of the Rancho Santa Fe Women’s Fund and is President-elect of The Bishop's School Parent Association. In 2013, Donna agreed to create and endow the Walker Pharmacy Leadership Scholars Endowment Fund for $525,000, launching a student leadership initiative that will identify, educate and recognize pharmacy student leaders at her alma mater.