Barbara Cates is a Consultant and former Associate at Sotheby’s international headquarters in New York. Her extensive history of philanthropic work includes serving on the board of The Boys Club in New York and the Les Boutiques de Noël Christmas Sale benefitting Cancer Care, Inc. and the Visiting Nurse Service of New York. She has also acted as Chairman and Co-Chairman of numerous events benefitting Lenox Hill Hospital and Downtown Beekman Hospital. She earned a B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College.