Samantha Barbee, former CFO & VP of finance, administration, and IT at International Youth Foundation (IYF), began with IYF in January 2001 as director of operations. Before IYF, she worked as a senior associate at La Piana Associates, Inc., specializing in strategic restructuring for nonprofit organizations. Prior to that, Samantha was the associate director of the Nonprofit and Public Management Program and director of MBA Student Services at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. She also worked for a consulting firm that managed the International Criminal Investigative Training Assistance Program of the US Department of Justice. There she served as a field representative throughout Latin America and the Caribbean and as the country program director in Bogota, Colombia.