Join us for a candid conversation about the realities of money on Saturday, Sept. 17 at 10 a.m.


Together, we’ll explore strategies and tips for creating a budget, understanding and improving your credit score, reducing your debt, and saving for the future. Come and take control of your money!

Hybrid event: Participate either in-person at our newly remodeled firehouse home at 722 18th Ave or online via Zoom. Refreshments will be provided for in-person attendees. 

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Current Byrd Barr Place clients can receive a $50 Visa digital gift card upon attending the event (in-person or virtually) and completing a post-event survey.

Get your personal finance questions answered with money managers:

Obioha Okereke, Founder of College Money Habits
Obi, a University of Washington Bothell alumnus, is the creator of College Money Habits, a platform focused on teaching students and young adults about the importance of financial literacy and healthy money habits. Additionally, he works as a business and tech consultant specializing in quality assurance. In his free time, he enjoys finding new restaurants, hanging out with his twin brother, and has recently taken an interest in developing his cooking skills.

Amani Harris, Wealth Advisor at an investment company
For over 20 years, Amani has applied great pride in his continuous quest to help provide clients a strategic view of their finances by helping clients preserve and grow assets for themselves, people they care about & causes they find important. Amani also volunteers in organizations focused on inspiring youth in education and career development, and enjoys golfing, snowboarding, and chess.

Shirlene McMurray, Principal at Slalom Consulting
With over 15 years of consulting experience, an MBA from Pepperdine University in Global Business and a BA in Finance, Shirlene has a great toolbox when it comes to managing finances. In her free time she likes to travel internationally (pre-Covid), create unique food experiences for her people and volunteer in the community.

Conversation will be moderated by:

Tafari Maynard, Director of Operations at Byrd Barr Place
Tafari has always had a deep passion for serving his community. In 2020, he worked with grassroots Seattle organizations to raise several thousands of dollars used for mutual aid and is currently pursuing a degree in Applied Behavioral Science. In his free time, Tafari loves to cook, play chess, and spend time in nature.