Barbara Maxwell is from Portsmouth, Va where she completed her former education. Upon arriving in NY she attended Secretarial School and NY Institute of Finance taking courses in Corporate Finance. She worked at a brokerage firm on Wall Street. Mrs. Maxwell has retired after 29 years as an Agency owner & CEO of Maxwell Insurance Agency with Allstate Insurance Co. Mrs. Maxwell is a licensed agent & broker selling property & casualty, life and financial products and a member of the NASD. She was recognized by Allstate as a premier sales agent for exceptional customer service and sales. Mrs. Maxwell has volunteered at Seaview Hospital & Home as well as On Your Mark. She was also a Board Member for On Your Mark. She has been a member of Willowbrook Park Baptist Church for the past 40 years and is currently a Deaconess and the church’s financial secretary. She is a member of NCNW and holds the position of corresponding secretary. She is also a member of Beacon light Chapter #75 Eastern Star and is chaplain of the section.