Barbara Bach

Barbara Bach is Director of Grant Management and Operations for Rasmuson Foundation. Prior to joining the Foundation, Ms. Bach was CFO and COO for DataFlow/Alaska, Inc., a computer services contractor for the federal government, and CEO for Biopar, LLC, an Alaskan scientific startup specializing in biological pattern recognition using digital imaging. She has extensive experience in business and financial management, process improvement, contract management and entrepreneurship.

Ms. Bach has a BA in Organizational Management from Alaska Pacific University, is a CPA (Certified Public Accountant), and a CMA (Certified Management Accountant).

Ms. Bach is active in various Alaska organizations. She is a Past President of Financial Executives International Alaska Chapter, and a Past President of the Institute of Management Accountants Alaska Chapter, and has served on the Governance Committee and as Treasurer for Alaska InvestNet. She currently serves as Treasurer for the Alaska Museum of Natural History, and is on the Board of Directors and Science Committee for Variance Dynamical Corporation, an Alaska company developing technologies based on new theories of brain function. In addition, she is a member of Grant Managers Network, and serves on the Finance Committee of Philanthropy Northwest.