Campbell & Company Welcomes New Director of Marketing and Communications

CHICAGO, October 2010 - Campbell & Company, a leading nonprofit consulting and talent management firm headquartered in Chicago, expands its talented and experienced team with the addition of Sarah Barnes, Director of Marketing and Communications. Sarah will oversee the firm’s marketing and new business development activities and manage the firm’s communications with its clients, former clients and friends.

Edith Falk, CEO of Campbell & Company, comments on the recent team addition. “Sarah brings not only solid experience in marketing for professional service firms, but also prior experience in the nonprofit arena, both as a staff person and as a volunteer…a unique combination of talent and skills that is a perfect match for what we need.” 

Sarah brings a wealth of marketing and public relations experience from within the profit and nonprofit sectors to Campbell & Company. Prior to joining Campbell & Company, Sarah was the Vice President of Marketing and Communications for Cook Associates, where she oversaw the development, management and evaluation of marketing and public relations strategies for the firm. Prior to her role with Cook Associates, she was a Marketing Project Manager with Discover Financial Services.

In addition to her role with Campbell and Company, Sarah is an adjunct professor for the Loyola University Chicago School of Business where she teaches marketing to undergraduate students. She has guest lectured at DePaul University Graduate School of Public Relations and at the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana American Marketing Association. 

Currently, Sarah sits on the Board of Directors for Trilogy, Inc., a private, not-for-profit community behavioral health agency that serves people with serious mental illnesses. She is also a Board Member and Co-Founder of Chicago Street Musicians (CSM), a not-for-profit which celebrates Chicago-area street musicians.

Sarah’s career started as the Director of Marketing and Communications for Midwest Young Artists (MYA), a nonprofit organization for talented young musicians. 
Sarah received her Bachelor of Music Performance from Cincinnati Conservatory of Music and her Master of Business Administration from Loyola University Chicago, both with honors.

About Campbell & Company
Campbell & Company is a national consulting firm offering advancement planning, fundraising, marketing communications and executive search for nonprofit organizations in education, health and medicine, arts and culture, environment, social service, and professional societies. 

Through thirty years and thousands of engagements, Campbell & Company has helped nonprofit organizations anticipate and manage the challenges of the philanthropic marketplace. Campbell & Company’s offices are located in Chicago, Boston, Cleveland, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Portland, the San Francisco Bay Area and Washington, DC.  For more information, please telephone (866) 957-0000 toll-free, email or visit

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Rebecca Gschwend

Rebecca Gschwend is a Marketing Associate and is responsible for managing Campbell & Company conferences and speaking engagements, company-produced webinar series, and social media strategies.