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Meet Barbara Jenks

The Heart and Mind Behind Bright Fulcrum

With over 20 years of experience in human resources, Barbara Jenks stands as a paragon of leadership and expertise. Her journey through the realms of Fortune 500 and midsize companies has honed her ability to navigate the ever-changing landscapes of human interaction and organizational dynamics.


A Visionary in Human Resources and Communication

Barbara's career is marked by a deep-rooted understanding of all facets of HR and employee management, instilling a global perspective and hands-on expertise in every client engagement. Her prowess extends beyond the conventional - she is a master in human capital planning and management.

Master Negotiator and Mediator

What truly distinguishes Barbara is her exceptional skills in communication, negotiation, and mediation. She approaches even the most challenging situations with a calm, firm hand, always aiming for a win/win resolution. Her ability to articulate clearly and persuasively transforms every interaction into an opportunity for growth and understanding.

A Trusted Partner in Leadership

Barbara has been an invaluable asset to C-suite and senior leadership teams, adeptly managing employee relations, HR issues, policies, programs, and change management. She aligns HR strategies with organizational goals, steering companies toward success with precision and insight.

Empathy Meets Expertise

Beyond the boardroom, Barbara excels in coaching individuals facing personal or professional challenges. Her empathetic approach, combined with her expertise in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), ensures that she elevates communication, fostering peak performance in both individuals and organizations.

Innovative Approach through Improv

Beyond her professional accolades, Barbara is also an avid amateur improv artist. This unique skill set enhances her ability to think on her feet, adapt to rapidly changing scenarios, and inject creativity into problem-solving processes. Her improv experience brings a dynamic edge to her coaching and communication training, promoting flexibility, spontaneous collaboration, and the power of positive, 'yes-and' communication strategies. 

Certified, Recognized, and Dedicated

As a Society of Human Resources Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) with a bachelor's degree in paralegal sciences and advanced certificates from Cornell University's ILR School, Barbara's qualifications speak volumes.

Committed to Making a Difference

Barbara's commitment extends into her community involvement. She facilitates an employment readiness program at Engedi Refuge, aiding victims of sexual exploitation and trafficking. Her passion for empowerment also finds expression in her role as an equine support specialist at a horse therapy stable.

Services Offered



Business Communication & Leadership Mastery

Transform Your Team with Bright Fulcrum's Unique Approach to Communication and Leadership


Individual Coaching for Transformative Excellence

Elevate Your Personal Journey with Bright Fulcrum's 1:1 Coaching


HR Guidance and Support

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