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Ep. 74 - Barry Blanton - Blanton Advisors

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Barry Blanton / Blanton Advisors

Barry D. Blanton is the founder and owner of Blanton Advisors, LLC, a CFO and Business Consulting practice located in the Woodlands, Texas. Blanton Advisors is the culmination of a career spanning over 35 years in executive level management across the banking, housing, wholesale distribution and building products industries.

Blanton graduated from The University of Texas, in 1982, with a BBA in Finance, and spent the next sixteen years in the banking industry, ultimately becoming the President & CEO of First Heights Bank. His next career included multiple executive roles at Fleetwood Enterprises where he became President of Fleetwood Retail Corp. He then became the Vice President and CFO at House of Forgings.

Having a heart to serve the community, Blanton has held various volunteer leadership roles and received several civic awards, including; The 2010 Woodlands Hometown Hero, The Woodlands Chamber of Commerce 2017 Citizen of the Year, Light the Night Walk Montgomery County Chairman, Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Executive Committee, Leadership Montgomery County Board, Montgomery County Appraisal District Board, and BBVA Compass Bank Houston-Local Director Board.

Blanton has a passion for Leadership and is a dynamic public speaker. He is the author of The Monday Morning Minute and founder of Live2Lead The Woodlands. Being an advocate of a healthy lifestyle through running, Blanton founded Red X Running and has been an aid station captain for Ironman Texas since its inception. He and his wife Fran live in The Woodlands, have four children and one grandchild.



DANIEL GOODWIN / Provident Wealth Advisors

ASHLEIGH ALWOOD / Conroe/Lake Conroe Chamber

BARRY BLANTON / Blanton Advisors