Barb graduated with her MSBA in Accounting, Audit emphasis, a BSBA in Finance, and a minor in Economics from the University of Colorado, Leeds School of Business in 2006. She worked as the controller of The Food Trust, a non-profit in Philadelphia and returned to Colorado and to a position as Financial Controller of SSI in 2014.
She lives in Longmont with her seven year old son, Sami, a hundred pound Malamute, Shadow, and her husband Mike. She is the Treasurer of the PTO at her son's school. She loves music, art, cooking, and enjoys riding her bicycle as part of her commute to work in Boulder.