Barb Allen is on the Board of RLI Corporation, a specialty commercial insurance company and serves on the compensation and strategy committees. In addition, Ms. Allen has served on the Board of Maytag (appliance manufacturer), Tyson (chicken and beef), Converse (athletic shoes), Charthouse (restaurants), Lance (snack foods) and Coty (fragrances) where she served on the audit and compensation committees for each of these companies.
Barb recently retired as president of Proactive Partners, a corporate wellness and fitness program management organization. She spent a substantial part of her career with Quaker Oats where she was Executive Vice President of the International Foods. Barb was also a partner with The Everest Group, a growth strategy consulting firm, President of Corporate Supplier Solutions at Corporate Express, a business-to-business office supply company, and CEO of Women’s United Soccer Association, where she directed the launch of the women’s professional soccer league.