Robin Fortner is a military veteran having served 30 years in the United States Marine Corps. In addition to demanding billets and deployments, Robin has represented the Marine Corps in several diversity efforts and was hand-selected to serve as Senior Enlisted Advisor for the first unit integrating women in combat roles. This pivotal shift in military talent management has paved the way for modern changes in reference to the standardization of combat roles across the Department of Defense.
Robin has found the necessary skills to succeed in a male-dominated career field. Actively serving with several organizations and leadership groups, she utilizes her experiences empowering others to lead confidently with purpose.
Robin is a POWERFUL speaker and DYNAMIC storyteller. Her passion for leadership and empowerment has allowed her to connect with her audience. She has been featured on C-SPAN, appeared in the TV Series American Grit and the TV movie Semper Fi.
Robin has a Bachelor of Arts in Intelligence Studies from American Military University and a dual Masters of Arts degree in Leadership and Management and Human Resource Management from Webster University.