Barbara Bass


Barbara Bass, CPA, is an officer with Gollob Morgan Peddy – Certified Public Accountants, a large local Tyler firm, and has 35+ years of experience. Her practice focus is on tax planning and accounting needs for small business owners, and includes business and personal income tax preparation.

Barbara served as the Mayor of Tyler from May 2008 until May 2014, when she termed out. (Yes, Tyler has term limits.) Her service through the Great Recession included innovative and collaborative community initiatives, which have poised Tyler for its future growth.

Since moving to Tyler after graduating from Texas A&M Commerce, Barbara has been extremely involved in our community and has served on and chaired numerous community boards. Current boards include the new UT Health East Texas Board, and UT Health Science Center Tyler Development Board. She also served the UT Tyler College of Business and Technology ‘Executive in Residence’ in 2017, and has recently completed her term on the UT Tyler Ben and Maytee Fisch College of Pharmacy Development Advisory Board.

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