As the Director for the Gator Business Administrator Services Program (GBAS) since 2016, Barb uses her 17 years of experience as a business administrator at the University of Florida to help guide and inform the content and activities of the GBAS program. Having worked in the fiscal and academic arenas at UF before focusing her career in human resources, she is driven to understand the details of all UF business processes and the big pictures that bind them. Barb is passionate about translating that understanding into effective educational experiences for other business administrators.
In her role as HR Director for the College of the Arts she works to provide the highest level of service to faculty, staff and core offices by fostering empathetic and kind behaviors alongside a continuous business process improvement and growth mindset. Although raised in Northern Virginia, Barb graduated from UF and has found her home in Gainesville. She loves traveling, surfing, dancing, yoga and trying new activities and foods.