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Barbara R. Mangas



“He who knows all the answers has not been asked all the questions.”


About Barbara

As the second youngest of fourteen kids, I learned valuable life lessons: how to fit in and how to stand out; when to talk and when to listen; how much attitude matters; the value of hard work; the joy of shared laughter; and to never ever be late for dinner! I have carried these lessons in my personal life and a professional career in public accounting, pharmaceuticals, and the not-for-profit sector. In my experience, a successful organization, much like a happy family, has a culture of teamwork. A team-first company can achieve extraordinary results. I came to City Different Investments for its winning team and a dynamic culture that empowers people. As an accountant, that means solving problems with numbers, digging deeper to understand the story behind them, and supporting the team to do our best for our clients.


Professional Roles: Crossroads Programs, Novartis Pharmaceuticals, Ernst & Young
Education: St. Bonaventure University, BBA, Accounting