Barron Segar

Barron Segar is Chief Development Officer & Executive Vice President for UNICEF USA.


Barron Segar is Chief Development Officer and Executive Vice President at UNICEF USA. In this capacity, Barron is responsible for securing more than $500M in annual revenue and stewarding over 100 Regional Board members in nine critical markets for UNICEF USA. Barron leads a team that includes the strategic areas of: Foundation Partnerships, Global Cause Partnerships, Corporate Partnerships (including gifts-in-kind), Regional Leadership, Major Gifts, Planned Giving, UNICEF Next Generation, Community Fundraising and Prospect Development. Barron serves on the UNICEF Global Think Tank as a thought leader on UNICEF’s global development strategy.

Barron was introduced to UNICEF USA as a Southeast Regional Board Member and later joined the professional team where he has led various fundraising areas since 2000. Prior to UNICEF USA, Barron served as the Director of Development for Georgia Public Broadcasting, where he and his team were nationally recognized for record breaking fundraising performance. Barron also has experience in the private sector working in financial services.

Outside of UNICEF, Barron is a Founding Board Member and the Corporate Secretary of the Elton John AIDS Foundation where he serves on the executive team that has distributed more than $425 million in grants to create an AIDS free future. Barron is a lifetime member of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, past National Advocacy Council member of the CDC Foundation and was a recipient of Fundraising Success Magazine’s Fundraising Professional of the Year Award.

Barron graduated from Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia.