Yvonne Rivers

Yvonne Rivers has been the Principal of Phoebe Marketing Group since 1997, a business development, marketing and training company serving globally and headquartered in Washington, DC. Yvonne is a graduate of Lincoln University in Pennsylvania and did her graduate marketing studies at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia.

 Yvonne has over thirty years of business experience and is the creator and producer of ‘American Dream Business Pitch’ established as ‘DC Shark Tank,’ now Phoebe Pitch Tank which is a business pitch competition established in 2015 that has developed tremendous accolades and exposure for Yvonne in ‘Black Enterprise Magazine and other outlets.

Yvonne also serves as a “Pitch Coach’ across the U.S. and globally in entrepreneurship programs.

 Yvonne aka ‘Phoebe’ has been an entrepreneur since 1988 in business development including business plans, marketing plans, and sponsorship marketing. Yvonne is a busy speaker on global business issues across the globe. Her digital videocast platform of “Phoebe Business Report LIVE” is syndicated on business platforms internationally.

Yvonne has expanded with micro-enterprise and entrepreneurial training programs in Africa in the countries of Asia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Rwanda, South Africa and in Belgium, Canada, Germany, London, Paris , Trinidad and Tobago and the United States. Phoebe recently launched African Dream Business Institute as a ‘Sister” cohort to American Dream Business Institute operating virtually since 2013. Phoebe is an avid traveler, adventurer, loves the outdoors and a great cup of coffee. Yvonne can be reached at ceo@phoebemarketing.com and www.phoebemarketing.com .