Barbara is a native of Arizona. She originally is from the outer Phoenix suburb of Apache Junction. In 1980 she bought a home in Taylor, moved, and never looked back. In 1998 she pursued her real estate license and after being licensed she began working for Realty R1. Her emphasis area was Show Low and Pinetop-Lakeside. She worked for R1 until 2014 when she joined SEI Real Estate Professionals.