Senior Managing Director

Barbara is a Senior Managing Director at Patina – A Korn Ferry Company and has been with them since 2017.

Barbara supports a diverse base of largely middle- market clients across a variety of disciplines and industries with a focus on Patina’s Manufacturing, Operations and HR practices.

A natural networker and connector, Barb is a leader in leveraging the growing population of experienced A-listers who are at the forefront of the evolving “gig” economy. With a knack for configuring practical solutions in competitive markets, Barbara ensures positive outcomes for both her clients and the Patina Professionals who support them.

Barbara started her career as a multistore manager for Banana Republic, helping to transform its safari theme to the leading fashion retailer it is today. Transitioning to corporate workforce solutions, Barbara has become a recognized leader for configuring  innovative talent programs for her clients, most notably as the Vice President of Sales for the Veritude division of Fidelity Investments. 

Barbara has a B.S. in Organizational Development from Lesley University. In her spare time, she is an avid golfer, an HGTV addict, a Boston sports fan, and a cheerleader for her husband and their Labrador Retrievers Field Champions Poncho and Clipper.