Mentor- Metro Detroit
Executive Wealth Management of Brighton
After graduating from Michigan State University in 1982, Barb worked as a Personal Trust and Employee Benefit Officer for City National Bank in Detroit, MI for 5 years. This is where she began her career in estate planning and business continuity planning.
She moved into the industrial sales market as a Vice President of Sales & Marketing and then rising to CEO, General Manager for a privately held company for 15 years.
After years in the industrial market she went back to the financial market as a Mortgage Broker/Owner of Premium Mortgage Group for the next several years located in the Metro-Detroit Area.
Presently, Barbara is working in her first passion of estate planning within the Financial Industry. With years of experience in the private owner business world she has focused on helping entrepreneurs reduce taxes and preserve and protect their assets.
Barb has been a single parent to her three boys for the last 18 years. Her first born Eric Walstrom, a graduate from MSU, is a Real Estate Broker in Detroit, MI and dedicated to revitalizing Detroit one home at a time. Her second son, Adam Walstrom, just graduated from MSU 2011, and is working for Teach for America in Kansas City, Missouri, working with under privileged children, teaching English as a second language. Her third son, Ben Walstrom, is a junior at MSU and pursuing a career in the financial industry. With her recent acquired free time, after raising her three boys, she now has the time to pursue her other passions of gardening, kayaking, riding bikes and water skiing.