Robert  Barber

Robert Barber

Senior Vice President

Robert Barber serves as the Barber National Institute’s Senior Vice President and has administrative responsibility for intellectual disability services, behavioral health services, facilities, and fleet management.

A veteran of the United States Navy, Bob began his career at the Barber National Institute as a Direct Support Professional. Over the years, Bob worked as a DSP in both the residential and adult day service divisions. Since that time, he has held a variety of positions within the Institute, most recently serving as Chief of Staff.

Bob is a graduate of DePaul University School of Law with a Juris Doctorate and holds a degree in Business Administration from Mercyhurst University. 

Bob is a third-generation Barber serving the Barber National Institute and is the great-nephew of the Institute's founder Dr. Gertrude A. Barber.