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barbara darbyBarbara Darby

Regional Business Services Coordinator
Mountain Area Workforce Development


Professional Experience

Barbara Darby is the Regional Business Services Coordinator for the Mountain Area Workforce Development Board.  She oversees the On-the-Job Training Program, the NC Works Incumbent Worker Grant Program, Sector Initiatives, and business services for Madison, Buncombe, Henderson, and Transylvania Counties.  Barbara has 20 years of experience in workforce development as a project manager, training manager, supervisor, job developer, and assessment specialist.  Barbara holds master’s degrees in education and human resources development and is a certified senior human resource professional and project manager.  Prior to her career in workforce development, Barbara taught biology in NC public schools.