Parker County Today May 2018 - Page 84

our biz: PROFFESIONAL WISDOM Talk with the Business Titans Mike Barron — Barron Wealth Strategies BY MISTY BROWNING Mike is a CPA, Certified Divorce Financial Analyst and a Financial Advisor. PCT: What do you do in your day-to-day?  MB: I am a Financial Consultant. My day consists of overseeing the financial affairs of successful families. Our clients are mostly retirees, business owners, women and people going through divorce. do what is right for the clients. If I can make enough clients’ dreams come true, then mine will, too. PCT: What is your favorite thing about your job?  MB: Getting to know all of the wonderful clients with whom I am able to work. PCT: What is something that others don’t know about you or your job?  MB: Many people assume that I am not busy unless I am in a meeting with a client. The truth is that when I am in the office, I am busy. I spend as much time working for clients without their presence as I do with them present. PCT: What advice can you give others who may want to follow in your footsteps?  MB: It is a great career. My advice would be PCT: How did you get into this business?  to get a good mentor with a reputable firm. MB: I became a CPA after college. I spent Work hard, set realistic goals and always do 12 years in a large CPA firm specializing in wh