Common Cents Financial Literacy, Inc. announced Tuesday that Laura Coleman, AFC, has been named program director of the Chattanooga-based non-profit. As an accredited financial counselor and certified workplace money coach, Laura previously provided financial counseling and education to U.S. military service members.
Through this new position, Laura will help to expand the Common Cents financial literacy program into additional schools and community centers. She will also introduce a new initiative, Wallet Wellness, a financial education program designed specifically for the workplace.
“I am excited to join Common Cents. I’m passionate about helping others live their financial lives with purpose,” said Ms.
Jed Cooper, chairman of the Common Cents board of directors said, “Laura has 16-years of experience in the financial services industry and possesses great skill in teaching those of all ages about money management. Through our programs, Common Cents and Wallet Wellness, we seek to help develop a stronger and more financially independent community.”