Barb has a B.A. in political science from the University of Maryland, and an MBA in Food and Agribusiness from Delaware Valley University.
After working as a project manager at the parent company of Giant, implementing new beer sales following liquor privatization, Barb left this job to help the 2nd generation at John W. Gleim, Jr., Inc. transition and grow, as Director of Business Development. The family-owned business has over 100 employees and is recognized as an industry leader. Barb also co-owns a small business with her husband, Tracy, crop farming and raising Hereford cattle on Hayman Farms in Middlesex Township.
Barb is an extremely active community leader, including having previously served as President of the Cumberland Valley School Board, the Cumberland Perry Vo-tech Board, and auditing for Middlesex Township. She currently is an honorary member of the FFA, and is involved with the Cumberland County Economic Development’s Workforce Development Committee.