Financial advisor appointed to Women’s Alliance council

Barbara Traylor Smith

Barbara Traylor Smith has been appointed to the Colorado Women’s Alliance advisor council.

Traylor Smith represents Mesa County on the council, which includes women from 17 other counties.

“Barbara is the perfect addition to our organization,” said Joni Inman, executive director of the alliance. “Her knowledge as a financial advisor and entrepreneur, combined with her community engagement skills, make her the ideal advisor to our organization.”

A statewide nonprofit organization, the Colorado Women’s Alliance focuses on advocacy, education and research on issues that matter to women voters.

Traylor Smith operates Retirement Outfitters in Grand Junction and works as an independent wealth advisor with Foundations Investments. She began her nearly 40-year career as a Certified Public Accountant and then began working in the financial services industry. She holds designations as a Certified Financial Planner, Certified Life Underwriter and Chartered Financial Consultant.

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