Barbara Barrett Archives

Kyl to receive honorary degree from Thunderbird


Thunderbird President Larry Edward Penley, Ph.D. will award former U.S. Senator Jon Kyl with a doctorate of international law honoris causa on Friday, Dec. 13 during Thunderbird’s fall commencement ceremony, beginning at 10 a.m. in the Thunderbird Event Center. Kyl has been a friend to Thunderbird over the years, most notably serving as a special… Read More →

Barrett named to Smithsonian board

by in Business News | Nonprofit

Paradise Valley resident Barbara Barrett was appointed this month to the Smithsonian Institution’s Board of Regents.  She will serve a six-year term as a citizen regent on the board that is the governing body of the renowned institution that consists of 19 museums and nine research centers. In addition, the Smithsonian has numerous relationships with… Read More →

Valley Leadership announces Man & Woman of the Year

by in Business News | Events

Valley Leadership announces Tom Ambrose and Ambassador Barbara Barrett as the organization’s 2012 Man & Woman of the Year. The pair will be honored for their distinguished service to the community at an awards luncheon in March. Ambrose is well known in the greater Phoenix Metropolitan area as a community leader for nearly four decades.… Read More →