The Leadership of The Partnership and the Affiliates


Barbara Finnin

Finance and Operations Director
Phone Number: 
(510) 201-0081 x 3
Oakland, California

Barbara Finnin is the Partnership's Finance and Operations Director. She has two decades of experience working with a range of nonprofits, from fiscal sponsorship to health to environment to economic development. After six years of being the Executive Director of City Slicker Farms, a nonprofit that supports low-income communities to meet the basic need for healthy food through urban agriculture, she moved to specializing in nonprofit administration. She worked as a consultant with startup and growing organizations to strengthen all aspects of organizational and financial management. In addition, she provided technical advice and consulting for urban agriculture and food programming and policies. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Anthropology and Sociology from the University of Maryland. She lives in Oakland, CA with her husband, Wil, and a backyard full of eight chickens, nine rabbits, two dogs and fruits and vegetables.