Robert Braathe is the founder of Braathe Enterprises, serving as a business trainer and leader of The Career Service StationBEYourStart and TEMPO Business Training. After working in management positions with Walt Disney World, Gap and Apple, Mr. Braathe founded his company in October 2005.

Mr. Braathe teaches at The College of St. Rose and several community colleges and private colleges in courses that include hospitality, management, marketing, and entrepreneurship.

Mr. Braathe received his MBA from Western Connecticut State University and his Bachelor of Arts in Hospitality from UMass. In addition, he has taken PhD level courses from The University at Albany and Northcentral University.