Judy Robinett saw other people were getting further ahead, making more money. She read an article on five ways to become financially independent: Become a doctor, a lawyer, inherit or marry. Number 5 was start a business. “How hard could it be? I got a $1.3 million S.B.A. loan and opened a franchise restaurant.” Judy has now led both public and private companies as CEO and served in management positions at Fortune 500 companies. She sits on several virtual capital boards and is an advisor to Springboard.