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Tammy Barber

Owner & COO

Mrs. Barber is the owner and Chief Operating Officer of BarberWind Turbines LLC. Prior to BarberWind Turbines, Tammy owned Moxie Equestrian, Inc., a global equestrian company furnishing high performance products for horse and rider. She sold Moxie Equestrian in 2010.

Prior to Moxie Equestrian Mrs. Barber owned Barber Interior Design operating in the Southeast region of the U.S., and was the Creative Manager for BI-LO, Inc. where she directed the creative team in developing sales and marketing materials to support USD 3B in annual sales. In 2002 Tammy won the Ahold Global Advertising & Promotions Crown Award for the top global contribution to Ahold networking.  Also, in 2002 Mrs. Barber received the BI-LO Outstanding Achiever Award.

Beyond her professional commitments, Tammy has had extensive volunteer board work in Greenville, South Carolina currently serving on the Executive Committee of the Poinsett Club Board of Governors and was the 2017 Chair of the Poinsett Club House Committee, the South Carolina Arts Commission Foundation Board of Directors, the South Carolina Film Commission Advisory Board, and the Senior Action Board of Directors where she is the Chair of Special Events.  Tammy currently serves as the President of the Mauldin Garden Club 2015 - 2018.

Other board work includes serving on the board of the Bon Secours St. Francis Health System Foundation 2007 – 2015 where she also served as the Chair of Special Events, was a member of the Major Gifts Committee, and St. Francis Society; Artisphere 2007 – 2015 where she served as Chair of the Performing Arts Committee; BeachBall Foundation 2004 – 2009 where she was co-founder of the event and a Charter Board Member; the Greenville Professional Women’s Forum 2010 – 2015, where she is a past-President. Tammy has also served on the board of the Roper Mountain Science Center Association, the South Carolina Ballet where she served as Marketing Chair, and the International Center of the Upstate.

Mrs. Barber has chaired numerous large events such as the 2008 Black & White Greenville Symphony Ball and the 2011 U.S. Navy SEAL Tribute Gala.

Tammy attended Furman University where she majored in vocal music performance. She is a twenty-seven-year veteran of the stage, performing in over sixty-five productions carrying over thirty lead roles. Tammy won the 1992 Greenville Little Theater OSCAR for Female Supporting Lead in American Beauty, is an award-winning choreographer and the 2015 Dancing with the Carolina Stars Champion.

Together Tammy and her husband Jerry have six children and eight grandchildren.