CEO, RBB Communications, MIAMI
In 2020, rbb was named among the Top Five Global Creative Agencies of the Year, the PRovoke U.S. Small Agency of the Year and listed among Forbes’ top PR firms. The company, which Barney founded in 2001 has more than 80 employees. It made its first acquisition 10 years ago in order to diversify from just PR into an integrated agency. “After doing PR for 20 years, it was great to learn new digital and creative skills,” Barney says.
|EDUCATION||Ithaca College (BS)|
|FLORIDA LOVE||I love the outdoor choices — from the beach, to parks, to the Everglades to my own tropical backyard paradise — so much beauty.|
|WOULD CHANGE about Florida||No mosquitos|
|ADMIRES||Penny Shaffer, market president of Florida Blue. She is brilliant, firm, kind and has an incredible sense of humor.|
|Sabbatical Topic||I would go live in Venice, Italy, and learn the art of glass blowing.|