A professional photographer for many years, Barbara is a founding member and Director Emeritus of Great Waters Music Festival in New Hampshire. 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.
Currently she serves as Chairman of the Board of Directors of The Cultural Center at Ocean Reef, as well as Program Chair for that performing arts center. 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.