About Us

Donna Carleton Sherman


Donna was born and raised in Dallas. She moved to Virginia in 1977. Donna retired from her teaching career in 2015 and now spends much of her time at the puzzle store. She resides with her family in Lake Ridge. When not working at the store, Donna’s favorite pastime is….PUZZLES! She also enjoys travel, boating, and reading.

In May of 2012, Donna and her friend Holly discovered their mutual love for puzzles. They opened up Puzzle Palooza Etc in February 2013 with their sons Travis and Lane as their first employees! They continued to watch their business grow successfully year after year. On October 1, 2019, Donna took over as 100% owner of the store.

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