Charlene Sistrunk

A native of New York City and a resident of California since 1985, Charline has spent the past 35 years of her professional career in finance and financial planning. She has worked for several fortune 500 companies and has managed wealth portfolios in excess of one billion dollars. She is currently a senior loan consultant for residential lending company. She also is the founder and hosts of a digital radio show, Lunch With the Finance Bunch. Charline’s show is a Podcast talk show and features different financial subject experts that cover a wide array of financially oriented hot button issues. Charline is experienced and trained in finance, mortgage lending, credit, real estate, mortgage banking, residential mortgages, and leadership development. Charline is a small business owner and mother of two adult children. Charline lives in Long Beach and is an active member of her church, and she loves to visit her grandchildren and her mother whenever she can. She is likes to travel, read and attend live music concerts. Charline is passionate about homeless women and children and has spent the past six years organizing and hosting a mentoring program for homeless women in Los Angeles with several community and corporate partners. Over 150 women have completed her annual program of financial literacy and mentoring. She has helped place 20 families into permanent housing and helped another 15 find permanent employment or launch a business. She is well respected in her industry and is most noted for her attention to detail and her well rounded approach to money management principles and sustained growth. Charline holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Finance from University of Phoenix and she is a licensed Senior Loan Officer. Charline has been a member of CA NOW since September 2014.