Barbara is a B.Comm graduate, MREC qualified, and a Fellow of both the Sales Institute of Ireland and the NRF (National Recruitment Federation). She has over 20 years’ sales experience and over 18 years’ recruitment management experience. She is a former Chairperson of the Sales Institute of Ireland and a former President of the NRF. Barbara joined the Brightwater Group in April 2005, heading up the Business Support and Retail divisions. In January 2007, she was appointed Regional Operations Manager and a year later was promoted to Operations Director. In January 2011, Barbara was appointed to the Board, in July 2015, she was appointed Deputy Managing Director, and in 2017 was promoted to Managing Director of the Brightwater Group.