Lauralee Barbaria - Advisory Board

Lauralee Barbaria is the Associate Director for the Environmental Finance Center West. She has an MBA in Sustainable Enterprise and is the past Director of Dominican University’s GreenMBA program. Her executive management and leadership expertise gathered from 25 years in the financial, hi-tech and health care industries reflect her success as a change agent working with organizations and communities of all sizes domestically and internationally.   

Her experience with a wide variety of hands-on tools and communication methods help individuals and teams and organizations to identify and implement techniques and strategies to build capacities, partnerships and gather support for complex challenges. Most recently Lauralee co-facilitated leadership and internal/external communications training to water systems and government agencies based in Maryland, New York, Massachusetts, New Mexico, California, Montana, North Carolina, Kansas, Hawaii, Alaska, Ohio, Michigan, Virginia, West Virginia among others to gather support for water initiatives.  

Lauralee has provided multiple workshops in Latin America to participants from Brazil, Argentina and Columbia focusing on the business case to integrate sustainability into operational efficiencies, strategic plans and entrepreneur business ideas.