- M.A.S., Northern Illinois University, Taxation
- B.S., Illinois State University, Accountancy
Barb joined the NIU faculty in 2000. She serves as an instructor for the Department of Accountancy and she began teaching in the NIU CPA Review in 2005. In the past, she has also taught international taxation in the MAS and MST programs; and financial accounting principles in the NIU MBA program.
Prior to joining NIU, she worked for DEKALB Genetics Corporation and Monsanto Company where she held staff and management positions in both corporate tax and financial reporting. DEKALB Genetics Corporation (now part of Monsanto), is a worldwide leader in agricultural genetics and seed biotechnology. She is a member of the AICPA, and the Illinois CPA Society.