Barbara has extensive relationships with corporate businesses partners and connects CU Denver students with Denver area employers. She applies her global experience in business, nonprofits, and education sectors to develop career, internship, learning and networking opportunities. Barbara's commitment to student success, professional development, and productive long-term employer relationships helps set students on the path to greater success. She has ten plus years in higher education career and employer engagement. Previously, she taught abroad, managed a technology research center, worked in commercial insurance, finance, HR, and not-for-profits. Barbara has assisted in sustained enrollment growth, graduate placement, internship development, scholarship development, industry partner relationships development, and enhanced national program recognition. She served in leadership roles in multiple professional societies, and has presented to regional corporate societies on recruiting university students.