India Cooley is a Metropolitan Board member and the sole proprietor of a financial planning business with Northwestern Mutual. Prior to embarking on this journey, she worked in financial aid in higher education. She has invested her time learning, studying, and teaching financial literacy to young professionals, college students and teenage boys in Chicago communities. Her life’s mission is to empower generations and uplift communities through personalized strategic financial solutions. She believes that education and access to a variety of financial tools will allow families to begin the process of creating inter-generational wealth. In her free time she enjoys listening to music, traveling the world and attending local and international festivals. She is also an avid Chicago Bulls and Chicago Bears fan.