Bobette Brown is a Transformation Architect who has established herself as a personal growth and leadership development champion through her life-changing, motivational speaking and coaching & consulting programs. Her mission is to help people and organizations reach their full potential by providing transitional blueprints to help them experience transformation in their life, business and ministry.
She is CEO of BGB Enterprises, Founder of transFORmU™ Coaching, an ICF Certified Executive and Personal Coach, Certified Relationship and Human Behavior Consultant, International speaker, Amazon bestselling author, and a proud U.S. Army veteran. The six areas that encompass her passion is represented by the acronym L.E.A.P.E.R.: Leadership, Empowerment, Authenticity, Purpose, Equipping and Relationships.
A former U.S. Army Staff Sergeant (E-6) and 82nd airborne paratrooper, Bobette, has a broad and diverse set of leadership experiences derived from having a front-row seat to life and culture in more than 29 states and 23 countries. She has more than 25 years of leadership and customer service experience. Whether speaking or facilitating training sessions for businesses, entrepreneurs, non-profit organizations or the military, she teaches leaders how to raise their market intelligence and develop their staff to be a non-dependent, high performing team. An Executive Director on The John Maxwell Team (https://www.johncmaxwellgroup.com/bobettebrown), Bobette is certified to facilitate, speak, and coach individuals and groups in the areas of leadership development and personal growth. In August 2017, she reached a major milestone when she was selected to speak, before an audience of 2500+ participants, during John Maxwell’s semi-annual conference.
A dynamic and engaging speaker, Bobette, empowers listeners to leverage their experiences to enrich the lives of others. With uncommon transparency, she shares her stories overcoming many personal obstacles, including sexual and physical abuse, PTSD, rejection and isolation by showcasing her battle wounds as “badges of honor.” Whether sharing lessons learned from her journey as U.S. Army Paratrooper to Maryland state pageantry, or empowering audiences with her inspiring talks of moving from tragedy to triumph, her message is about embracing change, resilience, and the renewing of the mind.
Lady Bobette, as she is affectionately known, has been honored to speak on stages in non-profit, private and federal government sectors. She has also appeared as a guest on Good Morning Washington (ABC), Good Day Washington (CBS), Trinity Broadcasting Network, Howard University and other motivational platforms. She has authored five books, Jesus Said Come, Be a Water Walker: You Can Defy the Odds!, and Ladies in Waiting: A 31-Day Devotional for Single Ladies. She is also the co-author of Daily Dose of Direction for Women in Business and The Legacy Project: Empowering The Next Generation of Ministry Leaders.
As a trailblazer, Bobette became one of the first African American women to speak in the 2015 “Got Your 6 Storytellers” event as hosted by HBO in New York, New York.
Bobette is also Co-Founder (with her husband of 30+ years, Dr. T. Cedric Brown) of Marriage: The Wholly Hook-up™, which provides biblical marital instruction to “help singles get ready and marrieds keep it steady.”
She holds a MA degree from Wesley Theological Seminary, a BS degree from the University of Maryland University College, and is a member of the Disabled American Veterans and RAINN Speakers Bureau .
She and her husband reside in Maryland and they have two adult sons.