CLIMB MISSION AND VISION
Mission: CLIMB’s mission is to create and coordinate an economic empowerment ecosystem in which underserved youth, families, and communities can learn, grow, and thrive.
Vision: CLIMB envisions a fair and inclusive economic framework in which all citizens have an equitable opportunity to succeed and thrive.
Creatively and more effectively connect underserved youth and families to financial education programs and resources
Explore and develop new and innovative strategies to provide financial education and economic opportunities for underserved youth and families
Provide experiential investment education to youth and adults through
Expand access to stock investing education resources
Forge collaborations between financial institutions and underserved population groups and communities
Support entrepreneurial and community development initiatives
Prior to opening his own businesses, Robert Wynn created a number of financial education programs while he was the Financial Education Officer at the Wisconsin Department of Financial Institutions. These programs include such widely recognized projects as the Money Conferences, the Millionaires Clubs®, the Finance and Investment Challenge Bowls®, CLIMB® and the Intelligent Arts Showcase®.
Frances Pitt is an International Professional Speaker and Trainer. Frances had the opportunity to speak in London, England in June and November, 2019. She spoke at the Annual Public Speakers Association and the Women Economic Forum. Forty seven countries were represented at the Women Economic Conference. She experienced the beauty of the different cultures and was amazed how similar we are.
Jerome Brown is a young visionary with experience in both large fortune-500 companies as well as small startups. Mr. Brown joins CLIMB as an operations assistant poised to help spread the message of personal finance and wealth building for generations to come.
CLIMB USA BOARD OF ADVISORS
Carla Cross, Cross Management
Donald Dantzler, PhD. Candidate in Educational Leadership and Assessment
Na’il Diggs, NFL Alumnus
Denise Huginnie, Collective Impact Specialist
Salli Martinyak, Community Investment Specialist
Cathy Wanzo, Business Development Consultant and Educator