A professional photographer for many years, Barbara Olcott is a founding member and Board Chair of Great Waters Music Festival in New Hampshire. She is past Board Chair of the Cultural Center at Ocean Reef and also served as program chair for 13 years. Past board memberships include The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts, Hartford Stage Company, Bald Peak Colony Club and The Ocean Reef Club. She co-chaired the capital campaign for The Loomis Chaffee School, which raised in excess of $130 million, as well as working on numerous other campaigns for non-profit organizations. Barbara is actively involved as a producer and investor of films and shows both on and off-Broadway. She and her husband Emery have raised five children.