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Brandy Avery

Financial Power Network

Brandy’s greatest passion is helping individuals and entrepreneurs stabilize and grow their personal wealth through financial education.  Brandy is a nationally recognized public speaker and financial educator specializing in money management, credit education/repair, debt elimination, insurance, investments, entrepreneur operations and enterprise development and consulting. 

After obtaining a Bachelor of Arts from Wittenberg University, Brandy has held leadership posts at The Ohio State University Medical Center, Bridge Credit Union, and PFS Investments.  She currently serves in joint appointment as the CEO & Visionary of The Financial Power Network and Vice President of The Columbus Urban League.  Brandy is the Author of The 4 Week Financial Power Plan and the Architect of the Columbus Urban League 700 Credit Score Columbus Community Initiative.  Brandy is also featured in the 2017 Docufilm Black Friday 2: The Living Legacy World Tour.

Brandy’s passion and commitment to financial freedom for all, stems from her personal experience while living in poverty and surviving homelessness.  She shares her personal journey as proof that financial knowledge + action = financial power.


Registrations and Designations

NFEC Certified Financial Education Instructor

NFEC Certified Financial Education Consultant

ODI Authority: Accident & Health, Life

Author: The 4 Week Financial Power Plan

NCHEC Homeownership Education Counseling Certification

NCHEC Financial Capability Certification

Freddie Mac Credit Smart Certification

CBA Credit Building Certification

Notary Public Commission

Dale Carnegie Leadership Training Certification

Wittenberg University B.A.


Awards and Recognition

2018 Inclusion- Who’s Who Black Columbus

2014 PFS Investments Future Award- Awarded to the top 150 producers in the company

2014 PFS Investment Top Producer Award which included a paid Trip to Hawaii – based on leadership and agency development.

2012 & 2015 Inclusion- Emerging Leaders Who’s Who Columbus

2012 Feature- Ambitious Magazine

2012 Feature- Pink Pearl Magazine Summer Edition

2003 Dr. Martin Luther King Leadership Award- Highest Distinction achievable for leadership at Wittenberg University.


My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, May 9

1:00pm EDT