Tara Barbieri is vice president and general manager of orchestration for CDW. Barbieri is responsible for the development, management and governance of CDW services.
Barbieri joined CDW-G in September 2003. She was promoted in August 2006 and served as director of program sales until transitioning to director of capture in April 2016. In that role, Barbieri was responsible for leading a team of more than 75 opportunity pursuit professionals that focused on winning the largest, most strategic contracts for CDW and CDW-G. Her team handled demand generation, opportunity development, capture strategies, proposal preparation and contract negotiations for all segments of the CDW business. Prior to working at CDW-G, Barbieri’s career spanned nearly a decade, including roles as an account manager and concluding as director of contracts for Micro Warehouse, a direct reseller of branded IT products and services to business.
Barbieri graduated from Charter Oak State College with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and management and Quinnipiac University with a master’s degree in business administration. She is the executive sponsor for CDW’s Business Resource Alliance Valuing Equality (BRAVE) whose mission is to enhance the work environment, provide networking opportunities, and promote activities that help our LGBTQ+ coworkers and allies reach their full professional potential.