Managing Director, BELLE Capital USA
Barbara Boxer recently retired as General Counsel for PDM Bridge, LLC, one of the nation’s largest fabricator of steel bridges. In Barbara’s role as General Counsel, she manages numerous attorneys and cases nationwide for PDM. She also directs the government relations activities for PDM. She was chair of Government Relations for a large Milwaukee, Wisconsin law firm Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren s.c. before joining PDM Bridge, LLC. A long-term advocate for minority and women’s economic development, Barbara was recruited by Lieutenant Governor Lawton to serve on the steering committee for Wisconsin Women’s Prosperity. Barbara is the Founder and President of Women Angeles, LLC and an Investment Partner at Belle Capital Fund; she is now one of three Managing Directors of BELLE Capital USA, LLC. Both are early stage Angel Funding organizations.
An active participant in her state and local community, Barbara’s opinion is frequently sought by the media. In 2012 Barbara co chaired The Winning Entrepreneur Task Force for the Wall Street Journal Women in The Economy Conference. Her community efforts have been recognized by Marquette University Law School, which named her pro bono lawyer of the year, 2003. Barbara sits on the boards of numerous local nonprofit organizations including the Medical College of Wisconsin, YMCA, Jewish Home Foundation,Miami Dade Women’s Fund, Uiniversity of Miami Entrepreneurial Launch Pad and Springboard’s Media/Tech Council. Barbara also sits on the boards of many of the start up businesses she funds, including Trafficcast International and Quarter Company. Barbara is increasingly in demand as a speaker on Women Angel networking. She has spoken at the Women’s Congress and Latina Style.