Barb joined the Donovan team as an Audit Manager in 2024. With over 35 years of professional experience, Barb is a seasoned individual whose journey has been marked by a diverse range of roles and achievements. A proud alumna of Ball State University, Barb laid the foundation for her career.
While most of Barb’s career has been in public accounting, she did serve as the Chief Financial Officer for a manufacturing company for . This role allowed her to play a key part in shaping the financial landscape of the organization. What sets Barb apart is not just her proficiency in numbers but also her passion for establishing meaningful connections. She expresses a particular fondness for working directly with clients, finding joy in the collaborative process and building personal relationships. Barb considers it a highlight of her career to be on-site with clients, where she can leverage her experience and connect with individuals on a deeper, more personal level.
Outside the professional realm, Barb finds solace and joy in the outdoors. Whether it’s a brisk hike, a leisurely stroll, or simply enjoying nature’s beauty, she appreciates the tranquility that being outdoors brings. This connection to nature also reflects her broader approach to life – one that values balance and holistic well-being.
In addition to her professional and outdoor pursuits, Barb is actively involved in her local community, particularly within the context of her church.
As Barb continues to navigate her professional and personal journey, the thread that ties her diverse experiences together is a genuine enthusiasm for people, whether it’s helping clients achieve their financial goals or connecting with the community on a personal and meaningful level.