Barbara Patterson

Board Chair at CAMINAR

Barbara is the Chief Operating Officer of Andrew B. Menkes, MD & Associates. Inc. The core of her forty-year career is in healthcare and management consulting. Barbara’s healthcare experience ranges from ICU bedside nursing to executive sales and operational management at Hill-Rom to founding and leading a Dermatology & Cosmetic Clinic. Her management consulting focus was aimed at accelerating performance in all aspects of sales, sales management, and communication processes for Grainger, Boston Scientific, and AAG -- all multi-billion dollar companies in a variety of industries.

Relevant volunteer experience includes Streetsmart4KIDS™’ Board President where she built the organization; Menlo High School’s Connections Beyond the Classroom chair and founder where she developed the infrastructure, formalized the mission and goals, and managed growth and development of the team; as Board Member & Education Chair for Mills Peninsula Hospital Women’s Health Council created the bylaws, established committees and membership functions; and as Board Member and President of the Peninsula Temple Beth El’s Religious School Board restructured the Religious School Administration.

Barbara graduated from Boston University with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.


  • Board Chair

    Current role