The Dreamers Podcast – Episode 2
How to Build a Successful Career as a Business and Wealth Manager in Sports and Entertainment
Michelle Richburg, “Banker for the Stars”
Our Dreamer joining me on the podcast for this episode is Michelle Richburg.
Over the span of nearly 30 years, Michelle Richburg has developed a specialized niche in the financial services industry as a “banker for the stars.”
Her client list has included high profile entertainers, professional athletes, and business leaders. She has been recognized by Billboard as a top Business Manager and Power Player. She has also been recognized by Diversity as a 2021 Player to watch.
From junior high school, Michelle rose through the ranks from check processor to Senior Vice President after graduating from Mercy College with a BS in Business Administration.
Stimulated by a passion for professional growth and for helping others, she transitioned from the bank and established Richburg Enterprises, LLC.
In this episode, you will learn about:
· Her journey as a Banking executive and how a lay off redirected her career
· How she became her career in Sports and Entertainment
· The importance of having mentors and asking for what you want
· How she balanced a successful career as a single mother
· How to get started as a business manager
· The impact the resurgence of the Black Lives Matter movement has had on her business
· What it takes to have long-term success
· Her biggest money mistake
· Why it’s important to learn how to use credit
· The financial lessons she learned from her grandmother and the role she played in her career trajectory
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