Barbara has over twenty years of public accounting experience including eleven years at the Big Four level. Barbara serves a number of industries including life sciences, manufacturing, and high technology. Barbara's experience includes due diligence, SEC reporting and compliance, and addressing issues such as purchase accounting, consolidations, including foreign subsidiaries, stock-based compensation and other equity arrangements. Barbara also directs the firm's employee benefit plan practice. Barbara received a bachelor's degree in business administration from Valparaiso University and a master's degree in business administration from Indiana University.