The Greater Public Blog : Contributors

Anna R. Barber

Anna Barber is President and Principal Consultant for Barber & Associates, a boutique fundraising consulting firm focused on helping nonprofit organizations achieve their full fundraising potential. The firm specializes in campaign strategy, development coaching and fundraising trainings. Prior to starting Barber & Associates, Barber was a senior major gift officer for the Smithsonian Institution and the National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC). She was part of NMAAHC’s inaugural fundraising team that surpassed its $270M private philanthropic goal by $50M. Prior to the Smithsonian, Barber spent 10 years working as a frontline fundraiser in college athletics at Michigan State University, Miami University in Ohio, and Arizona State University. Barber earned a Juris Doctorate (Intellectual Property) from Arizona State University and a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from Howard University. Barber is an avid traveler and scuba diver.