Testimonials & Success Stories

These are just a handful of the remarkable stories I've collected over my years as an advancement consultant to independent schools. For a full list of schools I've worked with, click here.

"Barbara is a thoughtful and strategic facilitator. Her training helped our board understand its role in fostering meaningful relationships that cultivate vital connections crucial for our school's growth and success."
Yukiko Meadows, Director of Advancement
Burkes’ School in San Francisco, CA

"Barbara's expertise, insight, and ability to read what our school needs to move forward with our strategic plan... was beyond helpful. It was illuminating and spot-on at every turn."

Darcy Campbell, School Director
Cow Hollow School in San Francisco, CA

"Hiring Barbara gave us the confidence and clarity to move our campaign from never ending preparation into forward action."

Erin Mulvaney, AIM Campaign Co-Chair
Sage Ridge School Board of Trustees in Reno, NV

"In addition to being warm, engaging, and smart, Barbara has the unique ability to hone in on the most salient details of complex issues and provide guidance that is relevant and practical."

Betsy Berman, Chief Advancement Officer
Crystal Springs Uplands School in San Francisco, CA

"An amazing strategist, Barbara's ability to synthesize and weigh the oftentimes competing factors when helping us plan for the largest campaign in our school's history is unmatched."

Andrew Slater, Head of School
Marin Primary and Middle School in Marin County, CA

"Barbara’s professionalism is impeccable and her insights are invaluable."

Brad Weaver, Head of School
Sonoma Country Day School in Santa Rosa, CA

"We couldn't be happier - and most importantly, more strategic, productive, and confident - resulting from the work of Barbara Barron."

Matt Allio, Head of School
Trinity School in Menlo Park, CA

"Barbara is fantastic to work with. She is an expert at guiding your fundraising projects to yield many positive results."

Tracy White-Urrutia, Director of Development
The Carey School in San Mateo, CA

"I look forward to continuing to call on her expertise and highly recommend Barbara as a consummate advancement consultant."

Sandra Luna, Head of School
Julia Morgan School for Girls in Oakland, CA

"Her turn-around time on the report and her overall availability and professionalism before, during, and after the audit far exceeded expectations."

Mark Rosenblum, Head of School
San Diego French-American School in La Jolla, CA
I believe my results speak for themselves. Let's find a time to talk.