Senior Management Consultant
Barbara Deming has worked as a consultant with Management Analysis and Development since 1990. Her consulting history includes:
- Facilitating multiple interagency groups, including diverse committees addressing the coordination across agencies of services to children with disabilities, ways to improve onboarding of state job candidates with disabilities through the state’s Connect 700 program, and developing performance measures for a state plan addressing workforce disparities and demand-driven workforce development.
- Leading strategic planning, ranging from the Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry to the State Court Administrator’s Office to MNSCU’s PALS library systems. She led the Minnesota Department of Health in developing a strategic planning process for its nurse consultants to use in facilitating local public health department strategic planning events.
- Training in and leading projects using Results-Based Accountability, and teaching MAD’s Facilitation Skills Course.
- Organization assessments at the agency-wide and smaller organization level in many state agencies, and administrative systems reviews at the University of Minnesota.
Barbara serves on the boards of the St. Paul youth theater program Young Artists Initiative and the Union Park District Environment and Parks Committee. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Russian and International Relations from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.