Barbara has over 30 years of nonprofit management experience in the NY-metropolitan area. She is currently CEO of Code to Work, a new employer-focused nonprofit venture whose mission is to seed greater diversity in the IT sector by introducing qualified diverse job candidates to employers through a skills-based hiring approach. Prior to CTW she served as Executive Vice President of Per Scholas, the largest IT workforce development organization in New York City, overseeing fundraising and the training program. Previous to Per Scholas, Barbara was the CEO of NPower National and Executive Director of NPower New York. The NPower network was a federation of twelve locally-based nonprofits dedicated to helping other nonprofits use technology effectively in their communities. In that capacity Barbara oversaw affiliate growth and financial stability as well as initiated service delivery standardization across the federation. The network annually sustained an overall budget of over $20 million. Barbara also held senior leadership positions at the Primary Care Development Corporation in New York City and Planned Parenthood in Nassau County. She holds a Masters in Administration from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill and a Bachelors degree from Johns Hopkins University.