Barbara Netter joined LUNGevity Foundation as Director of Operations in November 2009 and is now Chief Operating Officer. She has lost her mother, an aunt, and several friends to cancer, and was drawn to LUNGevity by the clarity of its mission.
Barb studied photography at the Illinois Institute of Technology's School of Design and began her professional career managing camera stores. She moved into nonprofit work several years ago and has managed finance and operations for the League of Chicago Theatres, Urban Gateways: Center for Arts Education, and the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists. She has also been active in several political campaigns and volunteers for a number of nonprofits.
Barb is a lifelong Chicagoan and loves exploring her city.