Woman-owned Pest Control Business Extinguishing Critters With Education
Robiar “Robi” Smith, the CEO of R.B. Pest Solutions that has more than 30 years of experience & is changing the landscape of pest control by educating customers and putting jobs back into the community joins Enterprise Radio.
Specializing in residential and commercial property, R.B. Pest Solutions puts control into the owner’s hands by educating them not only on how to get rid of pests, but also keep them away for good.
Listen to host Eric Dye & guest Robi Smith discuss the following:
- So you were an adjunct professor, working in the IT world and then you left it all behind to start your own business, why?
- Why pest control?
- What do you enjoy the most about running your own business? Is there anything you don’t enjoy?
- What are some things you wish someone told you before you started on this journey of starting your own business?
- Who inspires you the most?
Born and raised on the South Side of Chicago, Robiar “Robi” Smith, was driven from a very young age. Growing up the importance of education and an upstanding work ethic was woven into her. Robi’s interest in pest control was first sparked as a child where she would tag along with her father. It was her father’s dreams that R.B. Pest Solutions came to fruition. After going on to earn two master’s degrees and finding success as both a college professor and IT professional, Robi left her career behind and set out to carry on her father’s legacy as CEO of R.B. Pest Solutions. In her spare time, you will find her hard at work striving to create economic development opportunities for both her family and community.
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