Belinda “Dee Dee” Barbour has been promoted to become the new National Lutheran Communities & Services Corporate Philanthropy Director in Maryland.

She joined NLCS in 2018 as the philanthropy director at The Village at Orchard Ridge–A National Lutheran Community. She had previously worked at the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley as the director of annual giving. Her previous philanthropic work also has included the Free Medical Clinic of Northern Shenandoah Valley, Shenandoah University, and Shenandoah Valley Discovery Museum.

Barbour has been on the board of the Rotary Club of Winchester, and the Tri-State Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals. She is also a member of the National Capital Gift Planning Council and the winner of the 2017 Planned Giving Days Tere Linehan Memorial Scholarship.

She completed her bachelor’s degree at Mountain State University in Beckley, WV.