The executive team manages the day-to-day operations of the Plutus Foundation.
Harlan L. Landes
Harlan L. Landes founded one of the first independent “personal finance blogs,“ Consumerism Commentary, to hold himself accountable for his own financial decisions,, and he played a lead role in fostering the community of financial influencers. Harlan also created the Plutus Awards to highlight independent financial publishers.
Charlotte Baker has worked with and helped start two non-profit organizations over the last eight years. She is committed to the mission of the Plutus Foundation and is passionate about financial literacy for all communities.
Sherrian Crumbley has worked with various non-profits in administrative and creative roles over the last decade. She has also worked as a content manager, editor, and virtual assistant in the personal finance space and continues to work with her husband as a personal finance educator on their blogs and in their community.
Stephanie “Stephonee” Kibler came onto the online personal finance scene in 2007 (when it was still called a “blogosphere”) and was one of its first voices for low-income millennials and young women with her blog, Poorer Than You. Through the years, she has worked to help build up online communities focused on financial literacy for women and other underrepresented groups, and the lower and middle classes. She lives in the pricey Washington, DC-area suburbs (for some reason) with her husband and son, and can usually be found snarking on Twitter.
Ashley Barnett is an expert in blog management and content creation. She works with sites like Money Under 30, PT Money, and Choose FI. Her course, Hit Publish, teaches new and intermediate bloggers how to produce the best content on the internet. Visit HitPublish on Facebook and Instagram.
AJ has worked in personal finance for over 10 years in both marketing and editorial roles. She has also worked with nonprofits for two years in fundraising and program development capacities. As a previous host and co-host of The Plutus Awards, AJ is excited to be part of The Plutus Foundation’s efforts to improve financial literacy.
We are looking to fill vacancies in the Plutus Foundation Board of Directors. The Board of Directors meets once a quarter to review the operations of the Foundation and provide governance and resources.
The Plutus Foundation Advisory Group is a diverse cross-section of our community that meets once a quarter to discuss issues within the community and to offer suggestions to the Executive Team for responding to those issues. One meeting each year will be a combined meeting with the Board of Directors.
Jacent Wamala is a therapist and financial coach who logged her debt repayment process on Instagram. For immigrants and people of color, she said, often “there is trauma around money.” https://nyti.ms/3rxqdud