Barbara Schulte is a manager in Communications for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, providing program support through writing, editing, publication management, and event coordination.
Previously, Schulte was communications director for Kansas City's Starlight Theatre, where she developed strategy for and implemented all public and media relations and promotional activities.
She also held communications leadership and management positions with HNTB Corporation in Kansas City, Mo.; served as an account executive for Boasberg Valentine-Radford Public Relations in Kansas City, Mo.; and was associate editor for Vance Publishing Company in Overland Park, Kan.
Schulte has received numerous awards from the Kansas City chapters of the Public Relations Society of America, the International Association of Business Communicators, and the national Society for Marketing Professional Services. She earned a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia and an MBA from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.