December 28, 2019
December 28, 2019
Renee Bobb is an authority in the field of self-publishing and small business development. Her company, R.B.I. Enterprise (www.EmpowerU2Do.com), is an Empowerment Training and Development Firm, specializing in Career Empowerment, Small Business Development, Financial Empowerment and Book Publishing Training (www.BookPublishingLady.com). At the present time, Renee teaches the Nashville Book Publishing Workshop which has helped over 2,500 aspiring authors to write, market and publish their own books.
Renee is the winner of the 2018 Tennessee Christian Chamber of Commerce “Community Impact Award in the area of Education,” the 2018 Tennessee Black Chamber of Commerce “Rising Star Award,” the 2018 Nashville Entrepreneur Center Member of the Year Award, the 2017 Nashville Bunker Labs “Get It Done” Military Veteran of the Year Award, the 2015 Nashville Business Journal Veteran of the Year Award and the 2012 Tennessee Titans Quarterback Volunteer of the Year Award. In 2005, Renee also won the Small Business Administration, Virginia Women in Business Champion of the Year Award.
In November of 2019, Renee accepted an opportunity to work with Bunker Labs as their West Regional Executive Director. This opportunity provides Renee the platform to empower more military Veterans and their families to start and expand their own businesses.
As a Career Small Business Coach, she provides tools and resources to those who have a desire to change their lives. Renee has published 16 non-fiction books including: Financial Empowerment: A Practical Approach to Getting Your Financial Life in Order and her top seller, The Self-Publishing Process: The Beginner’s Guide to Book Publishing Success.
One of the highlights of Renee’s career is serving in the United States Navy as a Telecommunications Operator. Over the past seven years Renee has worked with Military Veterans within the VA Hospitals teaching them Financial Empowerment and Money Management classes.
Renee has a passion for the game of basketball. As the owner of the Music City Icons Professional Women’s Basketball Team, Renee desires to help women get a second chance at a basketball career (www.MusicCityIcons.com).
One of Renee’s biggest contracts was with Pathway Women’s Business Center which ended in 2017. Renee taught entrepreneurship, financial empowerment and business development training classes. She created a Fresh Start Entrepreneur training program which she facilitated at the Tennessee Prison for Women. Renee also facilitated the Boots-to-Business entrepreneurship class for Military Veterans.
From 2008 to 2013, Renee worked with Operation Stand Down Tennessee as the Assistant Employment Coordinator and Grant Manager. She specialized in matching honorably discharged veterans with jobs in the Metro Nashville area. Renee has created employment training curriculum for homeless Veterans, as well as managed a $500,000 grant funded Mission Green Weatherization training program. She has also managed and coordinated the Supportive Services for Veterans and their Families (SSVF) with an $850,000 grant from the Veterans Administration.
Renee formally served on the Board of Directors at Safe Haven Family Shelter and is a founding Board of Advisor member for Pathway Women’s Business Center located in Nashville, Tennessee. Her volunteer service in the community won her runner up for the Nashville Homeless Commission Volunteer of the Year Award in 2012.
Renee is a graduate of Norfolk State University and holds B.S. Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies with a concentration in Business Administration, Marketing and Social Work. She is a member of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Incorporated.