Barbara is inspired by nature and gets recharged in the mountain wilderness of California. She knows she can bring her best to the world when she takes care of herself.
Barbara is the founder and CEO of ROI Communication and the driving force behind ROI’s Enlightened Workplace Project. She has more than three decades of experience in business, corporate communication and journalism.
Barbara is passionate about improving the workplace and wants to spread the word that “when team members feel safe, cared for, respected, and that their work is meaningful, they are more engaged and productive.”
Barbara created The Enlightened Workplace Project as a timely and much needed humanistic approach to managing and inspiring people to bring their best to everything they do.
The author of Strategic Planning for Internal Communicators and A Weekly Guide for Soulful Living, Barbara also founded Living ROI in 2017, an organization dedicated to helping people live more meaningful and balanced lives, both personally and professionally.
She was named one of Silicon Valley’s most influential women by the San Jose/Silicon Valley Business Journal. Barbara was also selected as a winner of the Enterprising Women of the Year Awards, an annual tribute to North America’s top women entrepreneurs.
Barbara earned a BA in Journalism from Humboldt State University.