Mission

To create and disseminate personal finance education to students, teachers, adults and entrepreneurs in the Greater Birmingham community and beyond by leveraging our internal expertise against our external networks and partnerships in order to improve the financial education of everyone we touch

Vision

To be a nationally renowned personal finance resource with respect to research and programming

Our Team

Stephanie Yates

Stephanie Yates

Director and Endowed Professor

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Cheryl Sanders

Cheryl Sanders

Program Manager

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Board of Advisors

Sharon Bell
Zone Director/Birmingham City Schools

Cecilia Bailey
Financial Education Manager, Corporate Community Affairs/Regions Bank

Lisa Cooper

Ann Forney 
Senior Vice President, Corporate Contributions Director/Regions Bank

Clayton Hollinhead
Commercial Deposits Manager/Regions Bank

Julie Kornegay
Senior Economic and Financial Education Specialist/Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta

Fran Lawlor

Dan Lord
Education and Public Affairs Manager/Alabama Securities Commission

Wanda McAbee
Executive Program Director/Alabama Council on Economic Education

Richard Murray

Arline Savage
Professor & Department Chair/UAB

Vivian "Penny" Southward
Organizational, Community Engagement & Fund Development Consultant

Keith Strother
Economic Development Manager/Jefferson County Community & Economic Development Department

Donna Turner
External Evaluator/Spectrum Research Evaluation and Development (SpectrumRED)

Ken Walker
Executive Director/Alabama Asset Building Coalition

Brandon Wolfe
Assistant Vice President, Campus & Community Engagement/UAB