Marketing and Business Manager
Barbara joined Rowell Brokaw in 2006 and brought to the firm an expertise in marketing and business management. With over 15 years of experience in marketing and program administration, she has managed programs and set marketing strategies for both the public and private sectors.
Barbara manages both the direct and indirect marketing functions for the firm and is directly involved at the front-end of many projects including the Eugene 4J Jefferson/ATA Remodel, Hult Center Lighting Master Plan, EWEB Riverfront Master Plan, Lane Community College Art School, and several University of Oregon projects. She also prepares many of the firm's award submissions including the 2014 AIA-SWO Design Awards where Rowell Brokaw received seven of the eleven design awards presented. Since 2007 Barbara has been actively involved with the AIA-SWO Chapter serving on the Northwest & Pacific Region (NWPR) Conference Steering Committee as the Marketing chair. She also served on the AIA-SWO People's Choice Committee for three separate years.
Barbara is a violinist with the Riverside Chamber Symphony and has served on many non-profit boards including the American Marketing Association SW Oregon Chapter. Prior to joining the firm, she served as the Director of the Jacobs Gallery at the Hult Center where she helped stabilize the gallery after the City of Eugene's funding cuts due to Measure 50 and was the Marketing Coordinator for the University of Oregon Division of Continuing Education.
Barbara holds a Bachelor's in Art and Music History from Michigan State University and a Masters of Art Administration from the University of Oregon. She is a member of the Society of Marketing Professional Services, a marketing organization dedicated to the A/E/C industry.