Prior to joining Management & Capital Partners in December 2000, Barbara was Managing Director at Branthover Associates, a New York based executive search firm. For the past 15 years, Barbara has focused on financial services and is recognized as an expert in energy sales, trading and origination. She has completed numerous searches for investment banks, private equity firms, hedge funds, utilities and energy companies.
Barbara began her career in sales and trading on Wall Street with First Boston Corporation and Drexel Burnham Lambert. Subsequently, she was Senior Vice President of Madeleine USA, a spin off of the German company Quelle A.G., and Senior Vice President of the Hanson Group, a direct selling company specializing in luxury goods.
Barbara received a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from Vanderbilt University. She lives in Bronxville, NY, with her husband. She served on the Board of Governors of Lawrence Hospital for many years as Chairman of the Pastoral Care Advisory Committee of Lawrence Hospital, as well as an Elder in the Reformed Church of Bronxville. In her spare time she likes to travel, entertain, read and exercise.