Barbara Eadie attended Oregon State University before transferring to the University of Washington, where she earned a degree in philosophy. She received a J.D. cum laude from Seattle University, and has worked as a paralegal in real estate, disability, and employment law. She currently works for a national law firm in downtown Seattle.

Barbara attended training at the National Archives in Seattle, and has worked on several archive projects. She is excited to support the missions of Patton Legacy Sports and The Patton Foundation. Of particular meaning to her is the role of sports in helping people overcome individual challenges, gain confidence in participation, and learn sportsmanship through peaceful connectivity.