Fradel Barber is a young individual with an intense ambition and a huge vision. Growing up in a middle income, Jewish Hassidic family and the oldest of twelve children, she has always had a big responsibility that she takes very seriously. Among her strengths are her commitments to all her endeavors and her capacity for sustained persistence. She is a woman who stands for integrity and honesty above all other things. These strengths among others have enabled Fradel to become a successful business woman and entrepreneur. She is well respected in her community and around the country by business associates and friends alike who share her vision in making positive change in the world.
As a visionary entrepreneur in the financial services industry, Fradel is passionate about financial education for all types of people, regardless of their social status or income; entrepreneurship, personal and business development and increasing the number of successful women in the business world and leadership roles. As CEO of World Financial Group she has spearheaded the entrepreneurial expansion throughout the East and West coast, developing and leading successful entrepreneurs in the financial services industry. With her passion for success and will to overcome all obstacles, Ms. Barber has expanded her operation to 15 offices and leads a team of over 500 licensed financial professionals.
Her influence is far reaching by her ability to educate and assist families, individuals and businesses in the planning of their financial future. Her primary focus is in mentoring and coaching entrepreneurs and future leaders within the industry to do the same. Fradel accomplishes this by focusing on the business and personal growth of the people she mentors.
In 2011, she was honored, alongside NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg, at the 145th Annual Celebration for Brooklyn Community Services as someone who makes an impact in her community.
Ms. Barber is an alumni member of the Pipeline Angels which trains women to become angel investors through education, mentoring, and practice. As a female entrepreneur she empowers other women to succeed in business.
Fradel has served on the Advisory Board for World Financial Group Headquarters, where her advice and expertise were used to assist entrepreneurs’ utilizing the WFG entrepreneurial platform nationwide. She also served on the Advisory Board for Transamerica Life Insurance Company where she advised on product development and new agent engagement.
Featured on ABC as a financial educator and expert, Fradel takes the knowledge that she has learned and shares it with those that want to go and teach others about financial literacy. Fradel has coached over 500 licensed professionals in the financial services industry. Her last speaking engagement was to an audience of over 20,000 people at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas where she spoke about the value of the financial services industry and the need for widespread financial literacy in the middle markets. As a female in this space she encourages and empowers women to enter and succeed in the financial arena and entrepreneurship.
In addition to being a business woman, Fradel has always had a hunger to improve her own and her society’s future. Her strong belief, that by impacting a child who can one day grow up and give back, will continue the cycle of doing good for others, led her to take on the role of serving on the advisory board of All For One; a non-profit organization that is dedicated to changing the lives of children around the world by improving social conditions, educational opportunities, and healthcare availability.
Most recently Fradel is the Associate Producer and Cast Member on "THINK: The Legacy of Think and Grow Rich"; a feature length film based on the book Think and Grow Rich (officially sanctioned by the Napoleon Hill Foundation).
If you ask Fradel she will tell you her greatest accomplishment is being a mother to 3 beautiful children; Gabriel, Arielle and Daniel.
Ms. Barber currently works out of her office on Wall Street and is constantly expanding to new areas within the United States and Canada.