D. Yvonne Rivers aka Phoebe has been the Principal of The Phoebe Marketing Group since 1997, a business development, marketing and training company serving businesses and nonprofits globally and headquartered in Washington, DC. Yvonne is a Master Business Coach. Yvonne is a graduate of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania and studied graduate marketing at Virginia Commonwealth University. Yvonne has over thirty years of business experience and is the creator and producer of DC Shark Tank, now, named ‘American Dream Business Pitch Competition’ a business pitch competition established in 2015 that has been featured in ‘Black Enterprise Magazine. Phoebe is a Pitch Coach and Trainer for HBCUs, conferences and organizations across the globe.
Yvonne has been a conference facilitator and presenter for Small Business Administration (SBA) and others. ‘Phoebe’ has done entrepreneurial training with the National Urban League, The World Bank, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Yvonne’s mission is to ‘Serve beyond measure and to Become the catalyst to your success. ’Yvonne has expanded her motivational speaking and training arena with micro-enterprise programs in Ghana, Nigeria, Paris, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, South Africa and Trinidad and Tobago. Yvonne is single and enjoys jazz, theater, traveling and conversation over a great cup of coffee. She is also an advocate for domestic violence and women in prison and re-entry citizens becoming entrepreneurs. She can be reached at 202-430-0378 www.phoebemarketing.com firstname.lastname@example.org