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Lisa Brown, author of "Girl Talk, Money Talk, The Smart Girl's Guide to Money After College," is the Chief Strategy Officer for corporate professionals and executives at wealth management firm Brightworth in Atlanta. Advising busy corporate executives on their finances for nearly 20 years has been her passion inside the office. Outside the office she's an avid runner and supporter of charitable causes focused on homeless children and their families.
Brown is a Certified Financial Plannerâ„¢ practitioner and an Accredited Estate Planner. She graduated summa cum laude from LeMoyne College and holds a Master's degree in Business Administration from Georgia State University.
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