The dynamic author, family man and wealth & business manager is a living example of the American Dream…hard work, a successful business, and a rich family life. Louis Barajas formed his own wealth and business management firm in 1991 and transformed the current firm LAB into two distinct divisions. The business management team helps multimedia talent and executives with a “CFO” dedicated focus to money management. His wealth management team has a distinct multi- family management style which helps people to inspire wealth and use their money to live a better life. LAB, located in Southern California and Miami manages the businesses and finances of some of the most iconic internationally recognized Latin celebrities.
Louis has become a nationally recognized expert in financial and business issues and a sought-after speaker and presenter. He was named one of Top 100 Financial Advisors in the United States by Mutual Funds magazine, served on the National Advisory Board for the Journal of Financial Planning for three years, served as the Small Business Expert for AOL Latino, selected by People en Español Top Fifty Beautiful People Issue-as a person making a difference in the lives of Americans, and was named The Small Business Journalist of the Year by the Los Angeles District Office of the Small Business Administration. In 2014, Louis received the Heart of Financial Planning Award from the Financial Planning Association for contributing and giving back to the financial planning community and public through financial planning.
Louis Barajas was driven by a commitment for helping underserved populations and consumers with money challenges as he grew up in East Los Angeles. He has developed sponsored programs to enhance financial literacy with Cingular Wireless, AT&T, Bank of America, Federal Express, Microsoft, Wells Fargo, Kmart, Ford, Chrysler, and Citibank. Barajas is the author of Small Business, Big Life: Five Steps to Creating a Great Life with Your Own Business, Small Business Big Life for Women, The Latino Journey to Financial Greatness, Overworked Overwhelmed and Underpaid, My Street Money, and currently working on series of new books. The resources are aimed at helping consumers with the challenges that life brings with money decisions and providing insights to creating a fulfilled balanced life.
His dynamic articulate easy to understand consumer money expertise has been featured in numerous national publications that includes: USA Today, The Los Angeles Times, The Miami Herald, People en Español, Hispanic Journal, Hispanic Business, Mutual Funds, and Senior Market Advisor. Louis has been featured on national business and financial news segments that includes: CBS Sunday Morning, CNN’s Your Money, CBS Evening News, CNBC, Univision’s Aqui y Ahora, ABC News, and National Public Radio.
Corporate Speaking Engagements
For speaking inquiries please contact Mary at (949) 287-5279 or Mary@Labarajas.com