Barbie has been instrumental in the success of many of McConkey’s largest commercial accounts and brings more than 20 years of experience to the enterprise, with roots in the Administration and Bond departments.
As a Business Insurance Executive providing insurance advisory services, Barbie brings a practical application to the insurance business, which her clients find helpful and often indispensable. Her strength and background in customer service allows her to be a true extension of her clients’ day-to-day business activities.
In addition to her duties as Business Insurance Executive, Barbie serves as the Commercial Lines Manager and is responsible for the oversight of all the Commercial Client Service Agents, acting as the liaison between the CSAs and the Business Insurance Executives.
Barbie is a graduate of the University of Delaware and currently holds the Certified Professional Insurance Agent (CPIA) designation. She is also an active community volunteer. Her community involvement includes serving as President of the Board of Directors for House of Hope, York, PA, which provides residential services and Christian-based counseling services for hurting teens and their families. She is currently an Ambassador for the York County Economic Alliance, the Secretary for the Board of Directors for York Area Housing Group, and a member of YAHG’s Development and Public Relations Committee.
Barbie is a graduate of Leadership York’s Executive Connections Class of 2010, served as Chair of the “Putting for a Purpose” ladies golf outing, and was a Junior Achievement volunteer teacher at Spring Grove Area High School. She has also served on the Board of Directors and the Partnership Campaign for the York County Chamber of Commerce. Last but not least, she chaired the York Committee for Dress for Success South Central PA, whose mission is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women.
Barbie lives in Seven Valleys with her husband, David, and has three grown children. Outside of work and her volunteer efforts, she enjoys spending time with her many relatives, running and relaxing at the beach.
Favorite Quote: “Life takes you down many paths but my favorite ones lead to the beach.” – Unknown