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The Advantages of Being a Woman in Financial Services


We were delighted to get some time with Barbara Archer at HighTower Apex 2017 in San Francisco.  Barbara is a Managing Director and Partner of HighTower St. Louis. 

HighTower St. Louis guides high-net-worth families, executives, professionals and business owners in all areas of financial management including investment, estate and gift planning strategies. Barbara is featured on multiple Barron’s lists of the country’s best advisors, including the “Top 1200 Financial Advisors by State for 2016”. Medical Economics named her one of the “Best Financial Advisers for Doctors”, and she has also been ranked a “Top 250 Advisor” in Worth and one of the “Leading Wealth Managers of the Central United States” in Forbes. She was also listed as a 2016 “Best Wealth Manager” in the St. Louis Small Business Monthly, as nominated by business owners.

Now that you’ve read her brief bio, watch as we have a fascinating discussion about her thoughts on being a woman in financial services over the past thirty years.

Click the image as she discusses:

  • Why she started a practice that focuses on the needs of women.
  • What financial services is like from a woman’s perspective … it’s more fun!
  • How the impending wealth transfer reaches past spouses and what she plans for.


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