Barbara LaurInterim Executive Director

Barbara Laur

Barbara Laur has worked in the nonprofit sector for over 30 years.  Her leadership positions with a mix of local and national organizations has built her expertise in a variety of areas – board development, fundraising, strategic planning, personnel, financial management, volunteer cultivation -- critical to nonprofit excellence.  

Barbara started her career as a program director and later assistant director at the Lincoln, Nebraska YWCA.  She served on the senior staff of the National Toxics Campaign Fund, and as Executive Director of the Des Moines, Iowa Young Women’s Resource Center and Florence Crittenton Services of Greater Washington located in Silver Spring, MD. In 2004, Barbara embarked on a career as an interim executive.  Since then, she has helped lead nearly a dozen organizations through executive transitions.