Robin Stokes is a lifelong resident of Ohio.  Robin’s energy, knowledge and creativity have impacted countless individuals, and she continues to be an inspiration to those seeking solutions to the challenges they face.

Robin’s early success in real estate led her, in 2005, to establish the Hands On Empowerment Resource Center (HOERC), a faith-based organization registered with the Ohio Secretary of State.  Robin is widely known for her work as a Housing Counselor, Licensed Realtor, and as a person who cares deeply about her neighbors.

HOERC is a 501c3 nonprofit organization that provides a diverse array of services and training that includes budgeting, and money/debt counseling.  Robin is also the founder of R&B Consulting Services to help empower businesses and organizations to achieve success.

Robin Stokes is a true leader and motivational force in the greater Cincinnati community. She gives willingly of herself to improve the lives of others whether as first-time homeowners, beneficiaries of her food donations (in partnership with Matthew 25 Ministries), or for persons seeking re-entry into society and job creation following a period of incarceration.

Community Churches and Ministries, Advocates and Leaders
Women, men, and children of all ages
All Cultures and Ethnic Groups
 Businesses, Churches, Agencies, Organizations, Community Advocates, Colleges, Schools, Health Organizations

Robin E Stokes

​HOERC President & Community Advocate

Let our President Robin Stokes and HOERC be resources where you can find guidance for building a sound financial future.

Our Vision

Robin Stokes’ achievements, education & professional memberships over these

last 20 years has been tremendous and acknowledged for all her time, love and kindness to others.  


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Social Media through Facebook, Gmail, Linkin, Twitter, Periscope, IHeart Radio
Food Distributors/Pantries
 Technology Partners

Our Mission

Continuing to  equip families and our communities with knowledge, information, tools,  resources and HANDS ON training to become more self-sufficient, overcome barriers to regain control of Financial Literacy (Money, Debt and Budget Management), Financial Awareness, Eliminate any Spending Habits and Build Personal Educational and Career Development. 

Helping our Communities master and utilize Hands On tools to overcome Financial Debt,  become more advanced using Financial Literacy tools in (Budgeting, Money and Credit Management) discovering Banking Exits of Success of products and services to obtain Financial Freedom Empowerment to live American Dream of Home Ownership.



 In-kind Services​​


Member Butler County Board of Realtors 2016- Present       

Cincinnati Board of Realtors 2002-2016

Member of Cincinnati MLS 2002-present                         

Member of National Association of Realtors 2002-present

Member of Board of Directors Ohio of Realtist Board (5 years) 2003-2008) 

Cincinnati Realtist Education- 2003-2009)                     

NAREB Technology 2007  

2 Fish & 12 Loaves Outreach Feeding and Toys Ministry

HOERC-SOC (Saving Our City) 2011, (2016)

Financial Literacy Instructor, Cincinnati Free-Store Food Bank 2009-2011

Ambassador, City of Cincinnati 2005-2007                

Secretary of the Year,Cincinnati Realtist (8 times)2005

Armentrout & Associates in Hamilton Ohio 2016             

Licensed Managing Cosmetologist State of Ohio Board of Cosmologist & Barber  since 1996

Division  Of Real Estate R of Ohio Licensing 2002            

Certified Ohio Benefit Bank Housing, Tax & SSI &Disability Counselor(2010-2014) UGPM (2014-Present 

Cincinnati State Tech College, Real Estate & Property Management “2005      

University of Phoenix Bachelor of Science Management 2011 (Online)                                                  Walden University College Masters of Science In  Psychology of Culture (2017) (Online)