How to align your business goals with your personal goals and values
The Power of Serving others
How to dispel the Hard Work Myth
Barbara will share 8 lessons learned on her journey to the GOOD LIFE while balancing career, marriage, family and community.
Barbara D. Welch, an entrepreneur and community leader celebrates 22 years in business and community service. Barbara Welch energizes those she works with and has a reputation for providing excellence on any project she undertakes. She is an inspiration as a businesswoman and generous community leader.
A native of Grand Rapids she attended Grand Rapids Public Schools head start through high school, graduating from Creston High School. Mrs. Welch is a proud graduate of Howard University in Washington D.C., earning a B.B.A. in Finance and International Business in May of 1990. Barbara also holds a Master of Science degree in personal financial planning from The College for Financial Planning in Greenwood, CO.
She served as Officer and Branch Manager for Old Kent Bank and Trust Co. from 1990-1997.
Barbara started her first business, Vision Expression, in 1990, offering fine African American art and framing services. In 1996, she and her husband launched one of the first African American owned multilevel marketing companies in the U.S., Generations Products Inc. She became a licensed financial professional in 2001 and started her own consulting business, The Good Life Financial Education Company under the motto “ Its your life, make it good!”, partnering with employers to develop and provide financial literacy programs to their employees as well as directors of extended learning programs for children and teens. Barbara currently serves as Managing Member for Aspen Pointe L.L.C., a real estate development company she and her husband started in 2012 to create economic activity in communities through single family home, urban mixed-income, and retail and restaurant initiatives.
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