Barbara Schaye

Vice Chair- The Council

Chair, The Council, Wealth Management

Marblehead, MA

Barbara Schaye was a Senior high school English teacher- 11th and 12th grades… English Literature- 17th to 20th centuries and expository writing…coached the senior class play. “Stewardess” Pan American Airlines – travelled around the world for two years. First assignment Houston, TX flying to Central America and Mexico… then New York City flying to Europe, Mid East and Africa.

Institutional Equity Research Sales – One of the first women in this field. For fifteen years covered the investment departments of major banks, insurance companies including mutual fund portfolio managers and security analysts who purchased stock and economic research from the firms I represented. At this time was featured in an article entitled “The Winningest Women on Wall Street,” and was the cover story of Investment Dealer’s Digest upon opening a New York office for a regional firm. During this time was one of the early members of The Financial Women’s Association which has since become a nationwide organization.

Wealth Management- Senior Vice President… Used many years of investment experience to structure portfolios for individuals, also served large family offices. Earned certification in Investment Management Consulting. Included in the first Barron’s Top 100 Women Advisors and Top 20 in Boston lists. Chosen by my firm to represent wealth management division in a national Advisory Board. Always a member of Chairman’s Club production level.

Volunteer Activities: Former Board member of Women’s Campaign Fund (7 years), Former Board of the Lotos Club of New York City –   member of House and Reciprocal Clubs and Ethics Committee Former Overseer Peabody Essex Museum, Currently: Board of Directors of MSPCA/ Angell Animal Hospital, chair Investment Committee, member of Development Committee and AdHoc committee to develop Overseers

– member Cape Cod gala committee for June 2018 Board member – Nahant Women’s Club, and Supporter Girls Inc. of Lynn

Education: BA Niagara University, Doctor of Commercial Science Hon. Niagara University, Various designations associated with Wall Street career

Barbara lives in Marblehead with her husband, Jim and their three dogs: Obi, a black Standard Poodle, Brady, a Shih Tsu, and Kaya, a Poodle-Shih Tsu mix. Joining this group is a 19-year-old Balinese cat. In addition, they are Aunt Barbara and Uncle Jim to their friends’ children and grandchildren.