After graduating as an Echols Scholar with two degrees, in architecture and architectural history from The University of Virginia, Barbara moved to Baltimore to work as a financial analyst for Alex. Brown & Son. She then worked as an architect for five years before becoming a commercial real estate agent. Barb expanded her real estate practice several years ago to include residential sales, and represents homebuyers and sellers as well as commercial and multi-family investors and business owners. She is also an active and tireless supporter of several community organizations as well as the board president of The South African Lacrosse Project—a charitable organization founded by her sons. Her hobbies and passions include architecture and interior design, gardening, travel, music, cooking, and entertaining friends and family.