Barbara J. Kennedy holds the position of Chief Human Resources Officer & Executive VP for Western Alliance Bancorp. and Chief Human Resources Officer & Executive VP at Western Alliance Bank (Phoenix, Arizona) (a subsidiary of Western Alliance Bancorp.).
Barbara J. Kennedy previously occupied the position of Senior Vice President-Human Resources at Encore Capital Group, Inc., Principal at Dale Carnegie & Associates, Inc., Executive Vice President-Human Resources of Swift Transportation Co., Senior Vice President-Human Resources for Essendant Co. and Vice President-Human Resources for Barr-Nunn Transportation LLC.
She received an undergraduate degree from the University of Missouri.