Pursuing Her Dream in Construction
After 22 years of serving her country in the Marine Corps, Rebecca Robison retired as a Major and returned to serve her home town of Bakersfield. In the Marine’s, Robison held a variety of positions which helped her develop skills essentially to operating a small business in a competitive market.In 2016, Robison pursued her dream and with guidance from the SBDC -- Start-Up Assistance, Business Plan, Financial Planning, and Permits and Licenses - Rebecca opened her business. She Marine is a Woman-Owned, Disabled Veteran Business Enterprise. Robison also is a participant in the SBA’s Mentor-Protege program. This initiative has connected Robinson with larger local companies who provided additional expertise and resources, allowing She Marine to compete on larger construction bids.