Barbara Braa

Lawrence Office Information

Lawrence Office
300 West 9th Street
Lawrence, KS 66044

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 429
Lawrence, KS 66044

Phone: (785) 865-1064

Hours: 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Barbara Braa, MBA, CTFA

Vice President & Relationship Manager

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Barbara has advised others on financial affairs for more than 30 years. Her experience includes: trust & investments, licensed brokerage & insurance activities, real estate & property management, estate resolution and charitable organizations. At Central Trust Company, Barbara uses her diverse background to assist clients with their trust needs. Barbara’s long term ties to Lawrence help her build and maintain strong community relationships.

Education & Certifications

  • Master of Business Administration, University of Kansas
  • Bachelor of Arts in English and Spanish, Baker University
  • Certified Trust and Fiduciary Advisor (CTFA)
  • Advanced Trust Administration School
  • Trust and Financial Services School

Interests & Activities

Barbara’s volunteer activities include: President of the Douglas County Estate Planning Council; former President of and nine years of service to the Kansas Banker’s Association Trust Division Board; former President & current board member of Kansas Advocates for Better Care; member of Lawrence Area Partners in Aging; and former member of LMH Health Foundation’s Planned Giving & Audit committees. Barbara has spoken regularly on various financial topics and is a frequent contributor to Central Trust Company’s Wealth Perspectives newsletter.

Barbara spends her off-duty hours with her artist husband enjoying the arts and relaxing at their country home.

Our Lawrence Team

Andy Holmes

Andy Holmes, AWMA®

Vice President & Wealth Management Advisor
Barbara Braa

Barbara Braa, MBA, CTFA

Vice President & Relationship Manager
Brent Weber

Brent Weber, AWMA®

Assistant Portfolio Manager
Ken Frevert

Ken Frevert, MBA, AWMA®

Senior Vice President & Senior Portfolio Manager, Kansas City Location Manager