ACTION CREATES RESULTS!
(Motivation Not Required)
THRIVE IN CHAOS.
Robin’s passion for and extensive experience in business ownership and business consulting has laid the foundation for his keen ability to identify the needs of companies and its leadership, help them define and execute the actions needed to meet their financial and professional goals.
RECENT SPEAKING ENGAGEMENT EVENTS
2019: Comerica Bank: 12-Week Access to Capital Series
2020: Business Leadership Forum (Hermosillo, Sonora Mexico) – The Power & Profit of Employee Engagement
2020: Arizona Commerce Authority – Preparing your small business for a strong return
2020: City of Mesa HUUB – Organize your business for success
2020: City of Gilbert HUUB – Organize your business for success
2021: City of Phoenix HUUB – Organize your business for success
2021: Arizona Commerce Authority: Organize your business for success
2021: Comerica Bank: 4-Week Small Business Bootcamp
2021: Maricopa Association of Governments – Black Owned Businesses Hit Hardest
2021: International Economic Development Council – Leadership Summit
2021: ASU W.P. Carey School of Business – Diversity & Inclusion and the power of collaboration
In addition to public speaking, Robin is currently a Principal & Partner with EmFluent – a corporate coaching and consulting company that focuses on leadership strategy and talent optimization, President of Occam Sustainability Partners (OSP) – an international sustainability solutions consulting firm that provides energy saving strategies, as well as the President and CEO of the Black Chamber of Arizona.
Robin has been called a “pragmatic visionary” and as an entrepreneur at heart, he has demonstrated this over his 40-year career where he has started, acquired, operated, and sold several companies. Most recently, he has been able to lead and transform the Black Chamber of AZ into a more inclusive and forward thinking community organization that prides itself on collaboration and delivering quality tools to businesses fostering the growth and development of their companies. Both OSP & EmFluent are privately held companies founded by Robin and address specific needs relative to their market segment. Prior to starting OSP & EmFluent, Robin was a financial advisor with two major wire houses and during his time in the financial services industry, Robin specialized in restricted and estate stock transactions.
All these experiences have led to Robin finding his next passion, which is speaking to and coaching business owners by applying his ability to see what is possible and take it to the next level. He has presented several talks for an annual international business summit in Mexico, delivered keynotes and breakouts at several local events and has served as an authority for numerous panel discussions. He has also been interviewed and aired several times for topical news segments as well as written several business-related articles for the Business Journal.
Robin is originally from Northern California and current lives in Phoenix, Arizona with his wife. He has an adult son and twin daughters in college. An avid golfer, he enjoys getting out on the course 2-3 times per week.
– Ryan A. Starzyk
Arizona State Senate Candidate
Getting Your Business and Teams “UNSTUCK”
The current world events have left many companies and business leaders unsure of what to do next – so in many cases they’re not doing anything. Now, more than ever, it’s important for every business to take the pivotal steps necessary:
Understand and acknowledge where they are
Be honest about where they can go from where they are
Create a Strategy with measurable steps to get there
Through these steps, you will be able to set a clear goal, consider what is possible and match it with actionable objectives that will ensure you are headed towards your intended target. You will learn about tools that are available to ensure your current teams are best positioned to execute these new strategies. The idea is not to accept the “New Normal”, but instead catch the wave and use it to create YOUR “Next Normal”.
Robin Reed is a gifted speaker who possesses a unique ability to communicate in an insightful, impactful and powerful manner. His speaking engagements present meaningful information in a truly moving and inspiring way. Robin’s ability to present topics that emotionally resonate with his audiences is nothing short of brilliant.”
– Mark Molzen, Global Issues Manager at CenturyLink
~Marchelle F. Franklin
Local Government Executive
Robin is a dynamic speaker and phenomenal mentor. He has a way of helping you to untangle the thoughts in your head and put together a strategic and systematic approach to get you from idea to enterprise. He is a man valor and it shows through his work and care for others. His mentorship has helped me, get focused, overcome obstacles, and create a strategic plan that has landed me several speaking engagements. I could not have done it without him. I am forever grateful! Thank you Robin!
CEO, T.K. Coaching Company
Robin Reed’s ability as an innovator, thinker, and connector is second to none. Since meeting Robin two years ago, he has become one of my strongest and most substantive professional relationships in Phoenix thoughtfully connecting me with leaders and influencers in the greater community. Additionally, he has served as a supportive mentor leveraging his years of experience as an entrepreneur and leader in the development of strategic initiatives designed to help me meet my professional and personal goals. I cannot think of an organization who would not benefit from Robin’s guidance.
Associate Director of Development/Institutional Relations for Arizona Opera
Not only have I had excellent experiences working side-by-side with Robin on various philanthropic projects, but he has remained a steady advisor, mentor, and friend over the years. With Robin’s guidance, I’ve expanded my business clientele, refined my market, and more than quadrupled my profits in only a year’s time. Robin’s decades of experience, collaborative nature, and solid leadership has directed me to a more precise and effective path, helping me hit goal after goal with more ease & efficiency than I imagined possible. If you’re looking for valuable insight and perspective to boost your results, I highly recommend connecting with Robin — you’ll see for yourself!
~Ashley LaRae Sampson
Executive Consultant & Founder of StylePHX
In The Media
Connect With Robin
Blue Business Council:
(Advisory Board To Phoenix Chief of Police) Board Member Since 2016
Phoenix College President’s Advisory Board Co-Chair since 2018
Silent Witness: Board Member since 2018
Phoenix P.D. Disciplinary Review Board: Board Member since 2019
Phoenix P.D. Use of Force Board: Board Member since 2019
1Mission: Board Member since 2020
Treasure House: Board Member since 2019
Valley of the Sun United Way Since 2020