Former campaign manager and senior adviser for Hillary Rodham Clinton's presidential campaign in 2008 and has worked as a partner in the Griffin Williams management-consulting firm.
She earned a B.A. in Political Science from Trinity College in 1977 and a master's from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania in 1990.
She served as President of Fenton Communications after leaving the White House.
She married Bill Barrett.
She worked for Hillary Rodham Clinton during her 2008 presidential campaign.