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.
Darcy Campbell, School Director
"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."
Cow Hollow School in San Francisco, CA
Erin Mulvaney, AIM Campaign Co-Chair
"Hiring Barbara gave us the confidence and clarity to move our campaign from never ending preparation into forward action."
Sage Ridge School Board of Trustees in Reno, NV
Betsy Berman, Chief Advancement Officer
"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."
Crystal Springs Uplands School in San Francisco, CA
Andrew Slater, Head of School
"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."
Marin Primary and Middle School in Marin County, CA
Brad Weaver, Head of School
"Barbara’s professionalism is impeccable and her insights are invaluable."
Sonoma Country Day School in Santa Rosa, CA
Matt Allio, Head of School
"We couldn't be happier - and most importantly, more strategic, productive, and confident - resulting from the work of Barbara Barron."
Trinity School in Menlo Park, CA
Tracy White-Urrutia, Director of Development
"Barbara is fantastic to work with. She is an expert at guiding your fundraising projects to yield many positive results."
The Carey School in San Mateo, CA
Sandra Luna, Head of School
"I look forward to continuing to call on her expertise and highly recommend Barbara as a consummate advancement consultant."
Julia Morgan School for Girls in Oakland, CA
Mark Rosenblum, Head of School
"Her turn-around time on the report and her overall availability and professionalism before, during, and after the audit far exceeded expectations."
San Diego French-American School in La Jolla, CA