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Barbara J. Smoot Joins Board of Directors

11/13/2017 | Recent News

Barbara J. Smoot of Westerville, Ohio, has joined the National Church Residences Board of Directors. Ms. Smoot is President & CEO of Women for Economic Leadership and Development (WELD), a national women’s leadership not-for-profit.

Before she joined Women for Economic Development as its first President & CEO, she served as Vice President, In-Retirement Business Development at Nationwide Financial.  She also was vice President and Product Manager at Individual Life Insurance.

She is a graduate of Amherst College with a B.A. in Physics.  She has served on numerous boards, including current services as Commissioner and Chair, Pay-Equity Committee, for the Columbus Women’s Commission and a member of the Women’s Center for Economic Advisory Board.