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business consultant

Barbara Ann Burke Montgomery, business consultant. Recipient certified, Michigan Metaphys. Society, 1978. Community activist, Detroit, 1975—1977; member Committee Barbara Rose Collins, 1981—1983; president Mix & Match, Oak Park, since 1983; community liaison March of Dimes, 1986; board directors, since 1987; Member of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, National Association Female Executives, Black Women's Entrepreneurs.

Background

Montgomery, Barbara Ann Burke was born on May 7, 1940 in Greenville, South Carolina, United States. Daughter of Rufus and Lydia Mae (Brockman) Burke.

Education

AS in Business, Wayne County Community College. AS in Psychology, Wayne County Community College.

Career

Executive secretary, bank, Detroit, 1967. Secretary, dictaphone operator Department Social Services, Detroit, 1967—1970. Supervisor Secretary of State' General’ s Office, 1970—1972.

Social worker Wayne County Department Social Services, 1972—1980. Business consultant, Oak Park, Michigan, since 1980. Owner Barbara's Select Botique, Detroit.

Religion

People need not just to accept but also to grow in relationship with God. God's grace and love constantly prompts and seeks to transform us, and so we should continually seek and pray to grow in holiness and love.

Politics

The Church is after all a movement which sought to inject passion, direction and purpose into the spiritual lives of the people.

Views

Loss, fear, grief or guilt may be weighing someone down. Never give up. Keep up with the search of truth in yourself and you will be awarded with the sense of happiness and joy you are looking for.

Membership

Community activist, Detroit, 1975—1977. Member Committee Barbara Rose Collins, 1981—1983. President Mix & Match, Oak Park, since 1983.

Community liaison March of Dimes, 1986. Board directors, since 1987. Member of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, National Association Female Executives, Black Women's Entrepreneurs.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, writing, travel, sports.

Connections

Children: Charlene Cullens, Darryl Keith.

father:
Rufus Burke

mother:
Lydia Mae (Brockman) Burke

children:
Charlene Cullens Montgomery

Darryl Keith Montgomery