Barron Segar is Senior Vice President, Development, for the U.S. Fund for UNICEF.
In this capacity, Barron is responsible for the strategic direction and implementation of fundraising in the following areas: Major Gifts, Gift Planning, Direct Response and Integrated Monthly Giving, Corporate Partnerships, Global Cause Partnerships, Sports Marketing, Special Events and the oversight of eight regional offices located throughout the United States.
Before joining UNICEF, Barron served as the Director of Development for Georgia Public Broadcasting where he had management responsibilities for $8.5 million in development activities. He and his team set an organizational record and were recognized nationally by PBS. Before joining public broadcasting, Barron worked in the financial services industry as a Regional Vice President with management responsibilities for 26 banking centers.
Outside of UNICEF, Barron is a Founding Board Member and Corporate Secretary of the Elton John AIDS Foundation where he serves on the executive team that has distributed more than $325 million in America and internationally. Barron is a member of the New York Council of the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition, lifetime member of the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce, past National Advocacy Council member of the CDC Foundation and was a recipient of the annual Fundraising Professional of the Year Award by Fundraising Success Magazine.
Barron graduated from Hampden-Sydney College in Virginia.