“Growing up battling Asthma, fighting for his life was an everyday occurrence.”
Ricky Venters has been hospitalized on multiple occasions and had numerous near death experiences. Today, though Ricky still struggles with this debilitating disease, he is determined to never give up the fight. Ricky has vowed he would use his life’s experience to encourage others to keep fighting for their life and transform obstacles into opportunities.
Ricky is recognized as an Engineer of Impact. Defying the odds,completed his Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering and has achieved his Professional Engineering License. During his tenure in STEM related fields, Ricky recognized the increasing competitiveness in the industry and sought to become a source of inspiration and mentor to students and young professionals in STEM related fields.
Through the Maryland Business Roundtable Speakers Bureau, Ricky is recognized as a STEM specialist. MBRSB is an organization that helps students identify what success means to them and identify the paths they need to take in life either through college or trades to achieve their dreams.
Ricky’s commitment to the community has lead him to develop a nonprofit organization, InVenters, a program structured to enhance character development and provide youth exposure to the STEM industry.
As a speaker, educator, mentor and preacher, Ricky Venters captivates all listeners with his life’s story leaving them with hope, purpose, and strength. Some may laugh, some may cry, but all will all leave impacted.