Barbara Guterman is a seasoned executive and impassioned entrepreneur who spearheads growth and development with organizations and individuals. Her unique action-oriented strategies and “GO tools” will help you elevate your business and execute on your personal events, projects and dreams.
“Barbara always challenges preconceived ideas and motivates everyone to discover new and better ways forward. She was able to turn around a small dinner and silent auction event to a huge gala that brought hundreds of guests and increased our revenue by over 60%. She achieves short and long-term goals with high-quality and cost-effective solutions that foster collaboration and spur innovation. The level of her expertise, the process by which she uses to engage our community, and her great energy have had significant impact on the consistent growth of our organization. ”
Beata Okulska, Executive Director, KEEN Greater DC-Baltimore
“We at Bullis School have benefited immensely from having Barbara Guterman in our corner. Her clear sense of how organizations work, how decisions are made, what changes would improve outcomes, and her awareness of the particular needs of the school have led to great successes here.”
Barbara brings extraordinary energy, insight, and optimism to every project in which she is involved. Her leadership, organizational skills, and inspirational personality have brought the Bullis community together at the KEEN Prom, the Bullis Gives Back 5K Run, and our annual Gala Auction. She would be an asset to any team!
Gerald L. Boarman, Ed.D.
“Barbara is a leader with a proven track record as a mentor. What strikes me about Barbara, is her ability to work with entrepreneurs so that they benefit from her experience but more importantly, are able to learn and develop new skills which are instrumental in their growth as leaders of companies and development as a person. In short, Barbara doesn’t just develop leaders, she develops people.”
Marc Steren, Director of Entrepreneurship Bullis School, Entrepreneur in Residence and Co-Director Georgetown University
“I have known Barbara for several years as a corporate executive, a public speaker and an inspirational friend. She is a natural leader, who exudes vision and confidence in all aspects of her personal and professional lives, and has so much to teach all of us, on how to create a productive and meaningful life.”
Iris Krasnow, Journalism professor/Program Director-LEAD (Leadership, Empowerment & Development)
“Barbara business, marketing, public relations and people skills make her a natural to assist individuals and organizations whether entrepreneurial or non-profit, in accomplishing their missions and their visions. In the years we have worked together on the KEEN Greater DC Board, she has amazed me in what she has accomplished for our organization and the special needs youth we serve , greatly increasing the sophistication and effectiveness of our annual gala as its chairwoman; in developing an amazing relationship between the Bullis School and KEEN, in taking a leadership role in expanding KEEN’s footprint to new communities, and in enhancing the effectiveness of KEEN GDC’s public relations and branding initiatives; Most inspiring have been the passion and energy she has brought to her service of KEEN – characteristics that have attracted so many others to join in serving KEEN’s mission.“
Burt Braverman, Partner – Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, President, KEEN Greater DC Board of Directors