Barbara Puffer

Barbara brings 35 years of communications experience in her senior consulting role with The Rodgers Group. She handles a broad range of public relations, development and marketing assignments, with specialized expertise in non-profit, health and industry. Barbara is well recognized for her work in development including grant writing and communication surrounding the establishment and promotion of endowments. She has managed national media relations for RGL clients such as Total Resource Management and Travel Technology Group. She has led research on projects spanning from surveys for the National Alzheimer’s Association to focus groups for Mercy Health System’s Executive Communication Program. Barbara is the recipient of more than 100 awards for her work and is an accredited member of IABC for which she has held local, regional and international leadership positions. She also serves as Associate Professor and Course Chairman of Communications Studies and Professional Writing for the University of Maryland University College (UMUC).