Barb Mann

Q&A

What do you really do at work?
In my role as Operation Support Specialist for GMP, I provide operational support in all areas of the Association Management Company.  I am responsible for the organization and coordination of office operations, procedures, and resources to facilitate organizational effectiveness and efficiency.  This position also provides support to the Chief Operating Officer, Accounting Team and serves as a resource to our Client Teams.

Describe your Perfect Day.
My perfect day begins with early morning yoga and moving meditation. A walk to the coffee shop for a latte, home to tend to my flowers and herbs, an afternoon with my grandchildren, a giant salad for dinner followed by an evening walk, then watching the beautiful sunset from my west-facing deck.

What’s your Superpower?
Organization and Process Improvement

What’s your life motto?
Be kind, compassionate, and forgiving to everyone you encounter each and every day. 

What inspires you?
Those people who do whatever they can to help others.  They make a difference in the lives of those around them by practicing gratitude, positivity, and growth.  They are our teachers and mentors.

Barb has 12 years of operational experience in Association Management, several years as Office Administrator for a large real estate office and was and Elementary School Teacher.

Barb graduated from the University of Wisconsin River Falls with a Bachelor of Science in Education.

When Barb is not working, she enjoys spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.  She loves yoga, playing the flute, rollerblading, and being on the lake.