Meet Barbara!


Barbara Sharkey recently joined our team as an Accounting Assistant. She supports all functions related to accounting, reporting, and inventory for FFFB. Let’s learn more about her!

    1. What did you do before you came here?I had various accountant positions.
    2. What is your education and/or training?Experienced Accountant/Financial Analyst and MBA
    3. Why did you decide to work for Food Finders Food Bank?So I could use my skills to assist others.
    4. What is your role here at Food Finders Food Bank? How long have you been in your role?I am the Account Assistant and I have been here one month.
    5. What is your favorite thing about your job or Food Finders Food Bank?I enjoy working with the people; both co-workers and clients.
    6. What do you think that Food Finders Food Bank has to offer Indiana?FFFB assists people who are in need of food in Tippecanoe and surrounding area.
    7. What’s the best thing that’s happened to you since you have been part of Food Finders Food Bank?I participated on a Mobile Pantry and Agency Education Days and met some of our clients.
    8. What do you like to do in your free time?Gardening, cooking, and attend many of Purdue Athletic events. I ‘m also the Treasurer for the BOILERmaker NETwork, which is the booster club for Purdue’s Women’s Basketball team.
    9. What is one thing about you that might surprise people?Most people don’t realize I’m single sided deaf.
    10. What is your favorite ice cream and why?Vanilla is my favorite because I can add fresh fruit to it.

Thank you Barbara for all of your hard work!