For over 5 years, Barbara has been the Regional Director of Advancement, Southern California and Arizona, for Jesuits West responsible for major gifts and planned gifts in her territory which generates $3 million annually.
Her first two years at Jesuits West was spent working on a capital campaign which raised $27 million for renovations and expansion of the Jesuit Novitiate in Culver City and the Sacred Heart Jesuit Center and Regis Infirmary in Los Gatos.
Formerly, Barbara worked as the Sr. Director of Advancement for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Council of Los Angeles, and she spent 6 ½ years working at Loyola High School as Director of Advancement, Major and Planned-Giving. Barbara also was a Sr. Financial Advisor for 14 years at Merrill Lynch in Beverly Hills, UBS Financial Services in Century City, and Dean Witter in downtown LA. She also had a career in entertainment producing TV and cable movies. Born in Philadelphia, PA, Barbara holds a B.A. degree from Marymount College in Tarrytown, New York (which merged in 2003 with Fordham University) and is a Certified Specialist in Planned-Giving since 2007.