Barbara was born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee. She attended college in Atlanta, Georgia, graduating with B.A. in Education. She also has a degree in Business Administration. Work life includes Billy Graham Team Office, Free Methodist Headquarters, Zimmer, Inc., Biomet, now Zimmer Biomet, and currently, Kosciusko County Convention and Visitors Bureau. Her career has mostly been global computer documentation and training. Now it’s making a difference in visitor services at the Kosciusko County Convention and Visitors Bureau. Besides work, fun activities include martial arts, walking/jogging on trails in the area, volunteering for non-profits, singing, sewing, crocheting, knitting, and most arts and crafts.