Winning Athlete Turned Winning Entrepreneur
How do you raise capital and manage an active board while keeping a growth mindset? We are talking with Robbie Ventura, CEO & Founder of Vision Quest and Velocity.com, the only SAS business in the sport of cycling. Robbie graduated with honors from Lake Forest College with a double major in Business and Psychology. While working towards his bachelor’s degree, he played on the Forester hockey team, which advanced to the NCAA Tournament. He was also named to the All-American Collegiate Cycling Team, and in 2008 he was inducted into the LFC Athletic Hall of Fame for his accomplishments in both hockey and cycling. Robbie has raced professionally for 12 years, including 3 years in the United States Postal Service Cycling Team, accumulating over 70 wins. Now, he’s turned his passion and years of experience into a successful business that keeps on winning.