Work History

Work History

Young & Rubicam

New York, NY

Executive Producer for Colgate Palmolive North America

July 2010- Current

Executive Producer for the Colgate-Palmolive North America account.  Supervises and manages a team of three producers on all TV & Integrated campaigns for all Colgate-Palmolive brands, including Colgate Total, Optic White, Speed Stick, and Irish Spring.

1986 - Present

SVP, Executive Producer

McCann Erickson

2005 - July 2010 Executive Producer on the Verizon Wireless Brand account.  Produced award winning campaigns, highlighted by the highly acclaimed "Dead Zones' campaign, and the Verizon "Maps" campaign. 2003-2005 Executive Producer on Kohls and Acuvue.  Supervised a team of 3 producers on the Kohls account. 1997-2003 Senior Producer on Gillette International, Lysol, Unilever, and Major League Baseball. 1994-1997 Producer on Gillette International, Gateway Computers, Coca-Cola, Black & Decker, Nabisco, J&J, as well as numerous other international and domestic accounts. 1993-1994 Radio Producer on all Coca-Cola radio campaigns, including all music production. 1988-1993 Associate Producer with the InterNational Team. Traveled around the globe producing commercials for Coca-Cola International and Gillette International.



BA in English

Niagara University

Concentration in Mass Communications


Barbara's production experience has spanned just about every category imaginable during her 20+ years in advertising.  After being thrown into the fire on an enormous international Coca-Cola concert shoot for her first production, she has skillfully and passionately produced spots of all shapes and sizes since, and is known in the business to be virtually unflappable.

Numerous awards, including ANDYs, ADDY's, EFFIE's, and NY Film Festival Awards.


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