Barbara began her work in the executive search industry in 2005, following a successful career in engineering and operations leadership in manufacturing companies. She began her career working for Kemet Electronics in process engineering for monolithic capacitor production. She was recruited to JMS Southeast, Inc. as Director of Engineering and ultimately became General Manager of Operations for this manufacturer of temperature sensors. A native of Iowa, Barbara graduated from Clemson University with a B.S. in Ceramic Engineering. Barbara has served on the Board of Directors of “Playing for Others”, a past member of the Staff Parish Relations Committee of Myers Park United Methodist Church, as well as the Myers Park High School Parent Teachers Association Board. Barbara and her husband, Todd, have two adult daughters.