entrepreneur profiles: Robynne Redmon
An accomplished performer of international acclaim, mezzo-soprano Robynne Redmon has performed with such renowned vocalists as Placido Domingo, Luciano Pavarotti and Marilyn Horne, and in leading roles with the Metropolitan Opera, the Lyric Opera of Chicago, the San Francisco Opera or La Scala in Milan, Italy. However, this world-renowned performer is also an entrepreneur with a heart for helping others improve their lifestyles. While she continues to work with and advise young professional singers, Robynne is also founder and president of 5 Star Medical Transport, providing transportation assistance for the frail, non-ambulatory and elderly. Today, she manages 15 employees and a fleet of vans as she strives to find positive solutions for every challenge. Due to her significant accomplishments in this endeavor, Robynne received the 2011 “Entrepreneurial Excellence Award” from Inside Business, the premiere Hampton Roads business publication.