Barbara Bowman, BS
Vice President, Client Services
DB&A Executive Search & Recruitment
Barbara has more than 30 years of experience in nonprofit management and corporate career management, including nine years as the vice-president of advancement for a $46 million global faith-based nonprofit. Prior to that she served ten years with a large chamber of commerce where she served as vice president of member services leading the nonprofit, small business, workforce development, marketing and communications, and leadership training divisions. In addition, Barbara was director of professional services for a large global career management firm that assisted organizations experiencing major workforce development transition such as Hewlett Packard, Eddie Bauer, Novartis, and numerous financial institutions. She earned a reputation as a strategic leader able to bring an organization and its people to the next level of effectiveness. Barbara believes that leaders who have the aptitude to lead effectively, take personal responsibility, and motivate others contribute to a thriving culture and ultimately, greater missional impact.
Barbara holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Guidance & Counseling with an emphasis in career management from Colorado Mesa University. She and her husband, who has a 42-year career with Young Life, a global youth para-church ministry, live in Boise, Idaho. They have two adult children.