Barbara grew up in central Massachusetts and earned a BA in Fine Arts and Political Science from Smith College in 1977. She established an interior design business in Boston in 1995. A passion for skiing brought her family to visit Aspen in the late 90’s. They made the decision to move full-time to the Roaring Fork Valley in 2016. She is an energized supporter of ACES mission and is passionate about working to preserve our natural environment. Inviting friends to ACES to events so they can experience ACES benefits to the community is a priority. The visits always bring new faces to the ACES family. As a member of the William Rosenberg Family Foundation, and in addition to ACES, she supports The Valley Settlement Project, Jazz Aspen Snowmass (JAS), Challenge Aspen and the Buddy Program.