Barb Kapp is responsible for the fiscal management of all areas of the athletics department. She also oversees information technology and works with the business office on marketing and promotions agreements. Also reporting to Kapp are the senior associate athletics director for communications, associate athletics director for facilities, associate athletics director for marketing and ticketing, and athletics equipment manager.
Kapp was promoted to senior associate athletics director in 2012. She previously served as associate athletics director (2006-12), assistant athletics director (2003-06), associate business manager (2001-03), and computing and network services consultant (1994-2001).
Prior to joining the Purdue staff, Kapp worked as an account analyst for Inland Steel Company in East Chicago, Ind. for 13 years.
A native of Hammond, Ind., Kapp earned her bachelor's degree in industrial management with minors in accounting and finance from Purdue in 1979 and her master's degree from Purdue in 2005.
Barb and her husband, Greg, have two sons, Matthew and Chris.