Barbie joined Ehlers in 2018 after more than 20 years with Region V Computer Services, where she most recently served as its Executive Director delivering service and technical support to Minnesota School Districts. Today, she is a Financial Specialist with Ehlers’ Minnesota education team. Barbie works with Ehlers’ 200+ Minnesota school district providing financial analysis and guidance on capital project planning, operating referendum planning, property tax impact scenarios and budget projection modeling.
Barbie has three children who keep her busy with various activities; she is always cheering them on at their sporting and extra-curricular events. In her spare time, she enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and vacationing wherever and whenever she can.
Areas of Expertise
Truth in Taxation Hearing Presentations
TIF and Abatement Analysis
Assistance with Legislative Initiatives
Lease Levy Approval
Long-Term Financial Planning and Capital Improvement Planning
Bachelor of Science – Accounting, Spencer School of Business
Professional Affiliations & Memberships
Minnesota Association of School Business Officials
Minnesota Association of School Administrators
Minnesota School Board Association
Harry Mevering Center (Past Board Member) – Mankato, MN
Christ The King Education Team (Past Board Member0 – Mankato, MN