As director of operations, Barbara acts as a liaison between all Michael Best Strategies offices and assists the president, Rob Marchant with scheduling logistics, human resources and onboarding processes, and managing the intern workflow. She also supports the Wisconsin team with various needs and helps assist the executive assistant, Kylie Nelson.
Barbara’s Expertise: Meeting Logistics, Human Resources,
and Project Management
Barbara spent over 24 years working with the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. In the Department, she supported high-level executives and managed their offices, including the Division of Care and Treatment Services and the Office of the Secretary. In her roles, Barbara supported eight secretaries and interim secretaries. Her career has provided her with a vast knowledge of state government and stakeholder relations, and she maintains great relationships across all Wisconsin state government.