Barrett currently is president and CEO of Triple Creek Ranch, a Montana resort. She has served in leadership posts in a wide variety of governmental and private enterprises. She was a senior advisor to the U.S. Mission to the United Nations, president and CEO of the American Management Association, founding chairman of Valley Bank of Arizona, deputy administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, vice chairman of the U.S. Civil Aeronautics Board and an executive of two Fortune 500 corporations.
She also has served on the corporate boards of Raytheon and Exponent, and was a trustee of the Aerospace Corporation, the Thunderbird School of Global Management and the Mayo Clinic.
Barrett is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and formerly was a candidate for governor of Arizona. She earned bachelor', master's and law degrees at Arizona State University.
International business and aviation attorney, 1978 - present. Monfort Professor-in-Residence Lecturer, Colorado State University, 2006 - present. Chairman, U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, 2003 - present. Fellow at the Institute of Politics at Harvard University in 1999; current member of the Senior Advisory Board. Former President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Management Association; former Deputy Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration; and former Vice Chairman of the Civil Aeronautics Board.more » « less