what we do

we wear many hats - and that's precisely what our clients love

data visualization

Find the data & visuals you need to tell your story. Learn how to make a case with your data and how it is - and is not - most effective. We provide cutting edge mapping and GIS tools and training.

stakeholder engagement

We'll work to thoughtfully and inclusively engage your stakeholders to ensure your programs and products are successful. We believe in the power of storytelling and dialogue to create lasting change.

product management

From design through development, we ensure your idea finds a market. We have a unique expertise in product management for nonprofit sustainability.


Leverage our experience and expertise as we work to create or adapt your strategy. We can help you connect the dots and find new opportunities.

training & user support

You've created something awesome? Let's ensure your users hit the ground running. We provide custom video tutorials, webinars, training, and user support.

web development

Need a developer? We can do that too. Let’s talk about your project and prepare to be delighted by a responsive and accommodating programmer.


Erin Barbaro (MA) founded Barbaro Consulting to offer organizations both her heart and mind to generate the impact they seek. Erin’s background in both geography and data serves as a holistic foundation on which her work is built. Erin spent 12 years working with geographic information systems (GIS), data, and interactive mapping serving both community-based organizations such as United Ways and community action agencies and major national NGOs and health systems. Erin found her passion at the place where maps and data were being used in conjunction with story and dialogue to lead to meaningful action and change. Erin is dedicated to partner and stakeholder engagement and is able to build consensus through empathy and compassion.

Since starting Barbaro Consulting in 2012, Erin has focused her work on the use of data in communities, strategic partner and stakeholder engagement, training, and product development for non-profit sustainability. She has a unique ability to bridge between the technology/data and the communications/outreach workstreams. Erin’s work is further distinguished by her ability to work across sectors and wear many hats. Additionally, Erin leads the product development for the award-winning website, www.communitycommons.org, focused on equity and well-being, and in 2016 was invited in to participate and present at the Obama White House Opportunity Project.

Through her clients, Erin has had the honor to serve the following organizations and initiatives:

  • American Heart Association
  • Center for Disaster Philanthropy
  • The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • The Center for Good Food Purchasing
  • Institute for Healthcare Improvement
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Palm Healthcare Foundation
  • North Sound Accountable Communities for Health
  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • The Well Being Trust
  • W.K.Kellogg Foundation
    …and more!
  • Institute for People, Place and Possibility
  • Community Initiatives
  • Community Commons

Ready to get to work?

We'd love to hear from you

Erin Barbaro, Principal & Founder

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