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SMTMD Day One | Tuesday April 13th

This is Summit’s second annual Show Me the Money Day Event. What is show me the money day? Show Me the Money Day is an annual statewide event that kicks off tax season. It is designed to promote financial capability for community members. The event is free and features a resource fair, workshops, giveaways, and prizes. In 2020, Show Me the Money Day events reached more than 2,300 Michigan residents. Overall, 75% of surveyed participants reported f...


Meet Barbara


Barbara Sistrunk

Executive Director, Summit Financial Wellness

Barbara Sistrunk is a native of Benton Harbor and a passionate advocate for improving the lives of underserved residents in the community. She is committed to volunteering and serves on many boards throughout the community. Barbara and her husband Jeff, enjoy spending time with their 4 adult children, 8 grandchildren and Yorkie, Bennie, in their blended family.

Over the past fifteen years, Barbara has served in a leadership role at several non-profits in Southwest Michigan. Since joining Summit Financial Wellness in July 2019, Barbara has been able to get back to her roots and passion of building programs and direct services that can change the trajectory of someone’s life.

Barbara believes that strong community partnerships are the key to sustainable change. She believes in the power of education and the transformational results it can bring to a community.

How We Make a Difference

Summit Financial Wellness will connect community members with resources and coaching partners to get them to the top of their individual summit!


Group Financial Coaching

Not sure where to start? Take a group coaching class with Barbara!


Personalized Coaching

Need something tailored for your journey to the top? Schedule an appointment with Barbara for an individualized session!


Connecting You with Resources

Chat with Barbara about the connections she has made within the community. Let her connect you with others to help you achieve and maintain financial stability.

Contact Information

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