Susan Barker, a native of Baldwyn, owner of Baldwyn Finance continues to show growth and promise in the City of Baldwyn. Susan first opened Baldwyn Finance in July of 1989. She expanded her business by opening Baldwyn Check Service in 2000 and Xtreme Tan in 2003. She has recently added two new spaces to her exisiting business. These spaces are now home to Vicky Pennington and Mandy Duggar, oweners of N' Town Cuts, and next door a new full-service bakery called Sugar and Spice and Everything Iced, owned by Tammie Lee.
Baldwyn Finance offers services such as small loans, income taxes services, check cashing options, defer deposits, home phones services, bill pay service, and minutes for cell phones. Susan and her dependable staff are available to service you and all the above needs.
Next door, Xtreme Tan offers a variety of tanning beds and options, manicures and pedicures, gift items such as, Southern Belle t-shirts, purses, jewelry, wallets, flip flops, cosmetic bags, a line of religious gifts and teacher gifts, tanning lotions and gift certificates. They offer FREE gift wrapping to all customers.
When asked what she loves most about her job, Barker said, "I love having the opportunity to service tthe people of Baldwyn and interact with my customers daily. It's a great place to live and do business."
Through her business Barker has been able to support her community and community events. She is currently working on an art mural with the local high school students. Susan serves as a chamber member/promotions committee and she is active with the Main Street Chamber board.
And above all, Susan always makes time for her family and friends. "The atmosphere here is like we are one big family. I have always been told that if you enjoy what you do, you'll never work a day in your life," Barker replied. Susan definitely,loves her business and her Baldwyn community.
For more information about Baldwyn Finance or the other businesses, call 365-5330.