Education People in the News

Barbara Danbom

By Jessica L. Tonn — June 14, 2005 1 min read

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Barbara Danbom will become the president and chief executive officer of the Young Americans organization next month.

The Denver-based organization includes Young Americans Bank, a bank for youths up to age 22, and Young Americans Center for Financial Education, a nonprofit group that provides financial-literacy programs for young people.

Ms. Danbom, 51, has been with the organization since its founding in 1987. She now serves as its executive vice president and chief financial officer.

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