Ravener, Bob

author_bobravenerBob Ravener is an award-winning, highly accomplished senior business leader and former U.S. Navy submarine officer,with over 30 years of military and corporate experience at such Fortune 200companies as PepsiCo, Starbucks, Home Depot, and Dollar General. Bob graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy where he played college baseball, is past president of his class, and served almost six years on active duty before entering the corporate world. He also earned an MBA from New York University and has served on several committees at the state level and the U.S. Department of Labor tied to military veteran employment initiatives and overall workforce development.

As a young boy, raised in an impoverished, alcoholic and dysfunctional family he overcame tremendous odds and countless obstacles through perseverance, toughness, and an unbreakable spirit. In this inspirational and uplifting story, he climbs his way out of despair to scale the steep mountains of life and realize the American dream.

His critically acclaimed book Up!: The Difference Between Today and Tomorrow Is You, conveys his motivational message in a practical way and uses personal experiences to  facing and overcoming challenges in both personal and professional settings to achieve greater success in life.

Bob blogs at his website, http://www.bobravener.com where he also looks at leadership and personal growth.

“LifeHappens. The question is what are you going to do about it?” – Bob Ravener

To read more about Bob’s book available from Amazon, go to: http://www.amazon.com/dp/1938499700/