Barb Beninato is a native of Omaha, Nebraska and graduated from the University of Nebraska Medical Center with a degree in Medical Technology.

Her Community service Activities:

  • Rome Symphony Orchestra Board and Past President
  • Rotary Club of Rome
  • Hunter’s Glen Subdivision Home Owners Association
  • SPLOST Citizens Committee
  • United Arts Collaborative
  • Four Seasons Garden Club
  • Downtown Rome Development Plan
  • Economic Development Committee Rome Chamber
  • Intercity Visits, Greater Rome chamber of commerce
  • Leadership Rome
  • 2014 Recipient-Rome Area Council for the Arts Award
  • Rome First United Methodist Church

Barb and her husband, John have two daughters, Leigh and Leslie and two grandsons, Lucas and Miller.

Nominated by Linda Jennings. “Within minutes of meeting her, she was telling me about all of the volunteer opportunities and asking me where I would like to get involved?”