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Angela Barbash is the CEO and Co-Founder of local values-based investment firm, Revalue Investing. She is a leader in innovative economic development in Michigan and an expert in community investment. In 2019 she received one of only three to exist Chartered SRI Counselor designations, and she has made it her life mission to change the world of local investment in order to create a more sustainable, more conscious, and more equitable society.

Her initial question in 2011 was, "Why can't my clients invest locally?" In discovering that it wasn't really an option at all, she set out to change that. This video highlights her journey which has changed the way people are able to invest, sparked law changes and opened the door to local investment in Michigan. This video also gives insight to her inspirational ideas for the future of local investment, heartwarmingly capturing the importance of investing in our own communities for Michigan's economic growth.