Ep 55: Increasing Women in Financial Services with Fradel Barber
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This week on the podcast I talk with entrepreneur, mentor, advisor, and CEO of World Financial Group (WFG) Fradel Barber. Fradel is a visionary within the industry and a true advocate for women in the financial services industry. We discuss Fradel’s unexpected path into financial services, how motherhood has improved her experience as a leader, and how her firm has reached a 50/50 ratio of men to women advisors – a true accomplishment in an industry primarily composed of men.

 

In this episode you’ll learn:

  • Reasons fewer women than men pursue careers as financial advisors
  • Career potential for women within the industry
  • How women’s perspective and communication style can be helpful as a financial advisor
  • How motherhood can help in your career, even if you’ve taken a career break

 

About the Guest:

As a visionary entrepreneur in the financial services industry, Fradel is passionate about financial education for all types of people, regardless of their social status or income; entrepreneurship, personal and business development and increasing the number of successful women in the business world and leadership roles. As CEO of World Financial Group she has spearheaded the entrepreneurial expansion throughout the East and West coast, developing and leading successful entrepreneurs in the financial services industry. With her passion for success and will to overcome all obstacles, Ms. Barber has expanded her operation to 15 offices and leads a team of 500 licensed financial professionals.

As a female in the financial services space she encourages and empowers women to enter and succeed in the financial arena and in entrepreneurship. In 2019, Fradel was notably nominated as a "Women of Wall Street" by Schneps Media where she was honored as a being a passionate, ambitious and brilliant woman, for her influence in banking and finance, and for her empowerment of the next generation of female financial leaders.

Learn more about Fradel and her work at fradelbarber.com and connect with her on your preferred social media spot @fradelbarber.

 

About the Host

Janice Scholl is passionate about illuminating the work-life struggle that causes working mothers to leave professional jobs to raise their families, with a special focus on helping mothers start businesses that allow them to be financially empowered and use their skills, while being fully present for their children. She is host of the Money, Career & Motherhood podcast and a frequent speaker on the topics of motherhood & money, career breaks, and business strategy. She is the founder of Strategic Sabbaticals, a program designed to amplify the growth and opportunity women find through a career break to ensure a successful a return to paid work. 

 

Sign up for a FREE 30-minute Career Break strategy session with Janice here.

Visit the Money, Career, & Motherhood website, Facebook page, and follow on Instagram.

 

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