Bobbie Guinn is well acquainted with operating in a male-dominated environment.
Guinn, an Army spouse married to a wounded warrior, is a partner in Arpco Valves & Controls, an oilfield services company based in Overton, Texas.
“I don’t have to wait in line for the ladies’ room,” Guinn told Task & Purpose from the road in Midland, Texas, as she and her colleague scouted potential locations for a satellite office.
Another woman venturing into the field of entrepreneurship, Jennifer Kready, is currently in the first stages of starting a co-work space in Williamson County, Texas, and has also experienced the solitariness that comes with the life of the female startup entrepreneur. During a recent meet up, Kready, an Air Force veteran, was one of only two participants who attended.