Grant Barra Achieves Chartered Leadership Fellow® (CLF®) Honors

Oak Brook, IL, March 31, 2014 --( Grant Barra's continued commitment to enhance his managerial leadership skills has helped Barra & Associates continue to grow at an unprecedented rate.

The Chartered Leadership Fellow® (CLF®) program provides financial services managers with the knowledge and tools they need to achieve key organizational goals, such as: Recruiting and retaining top performers, Setting performance, Developing effective business plans and Improving managerial skills.

CLF® curriculum features an effective mix of relevant business courses to prepare individuals for today's leadership challenges.

The CLF® field manager's program is designed for financial services professionals with three years of experience in managerial roles, such as: Regional Vice Presidents, Managing Partners, Regional Managers and Managing Directors.

This CLF® field track is focused on delivering proven methods and practical applications for field leaders. You will explore the best practices for recruiting and retaining performers, developing effective business plans, setting performance expectations/objectives, and improving firm performance. Not only has Barra increase his own success, but he is also armed with the knowledge needed to create a culture of success within Barra & Associates.

Grant Barra founded Barra & Associates in 2008 and since then the company has grown into one of the country’s premier insurance brokerages. Based in Oak Brook, Ill., Barra & Associates has agents across the Midwest who provide personalized solutions and optimized plans to fit each individual’s budget and needs.

For more information on Barra & Associates—including career opportunities—contact a member of management at (630) 206-9660 or Or, visit the company’s website at
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Samantha Smith