Barbara E. Kauffman


Executive Vice President & COO, Newark Regional Business Partnership

As Executive Vice President and COO of the Newark Regional Business Partnership, Barbara plays a leadership role in branding the organization and fulfilling its role as “business concierge” for NRBP members and professionals. Barbara is adept at assisting members on an individual basis by providing access to resources that help businesses succeed. She employs creative strategies to combine the efforts of other non-profit, government and business organizations with those of NRBP. She collaborates with NRBP’s President and CEO in setting the yearly program agenda and co-directs NRBP’s involvement in Newark’s revitalization. Barbara leads all NRBP’s events from conception to execution such as a Real Estate Market Forecast and an Economic Outlook. The Newark Insiders Forum series includes presentations featuring people, projects and ideas that are shaping Newark’s resurgence.