County Executive Angela Alsobrooks announced that Mrs. Barbara Holt Streeter has been hired as the new Director of Strategic Partnerships with the Prince George’s County Office of the County Executive.
Mrs. Holt Streeter joins the County with over 25 years of experience providing innovative, detail-oriented, and brand-driven public and community relations, protocol, and event management solutions.
“We are excited to welcome Mrs. Barbara Holt Streeter as our new Director of Strategic Partnerships,” said Alsobrooks. “With her background and expertise, we are confident that she will manage and support our efforts to strategically enhance our partnerships with the corporate, nonprofit, and governmental sectors in our County and our region. We remain committed to improving the overall quality of life for Prince Georgians and recognize the importance of developing these important relationships to help us continue to move Prince George’s County forward in a positive and sustainable way.”
Mrs. Holt Streeter previously served as the Partnership Officer for Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS), where she was responsible for establishing and maintaining effective partnerships in the educational, professional, and business communities to increase partnership capacity, volunteerism, mentorships, and internal opportunities within PGCPS. In this role, she led the creation of the Adopt-A-School, Backpack Block Party, and Teacher of the Year programs. Mrs. Holt Streeter also sought and developed relationships with key stakeholders, including local and regional businesses, local, state, and federal officials, faith-based organizations, homeowner’s associations, and non-profit organizations in an effort to enhance student learning and academic achievement.
Prior to her tenure with PGCPS, Mrs. Holt Streeter served as an Adjunct Professor of Public Speaking and Teambuilders Workforce Development Program at Prince George’s Community College. In addition, she served as the Manager of External Affairs and the Faith-Based and Community Outreach Manager at the Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD). She also previously served as the Communications Director of the Office of the Lieutenant Governor for the State of Maryland.
“I am honored for the opportunity to work with County Executive Angela Alsobrooks, an amazing leader whose passion, vision, and management have positioned us to be a stronger County,” said Mrs. Holt Streeter. “As the new Director of Strategic Partnerships, my goal with my team is to connect, collaborate, and cultivate strategic partnerships with our non-profit, faith, small business, and corporate partners. We want to have a strong presence in Prince George’s County and provide resources, information, and opportunities for our partners because together, we are Prince George’s Proud!”
Mrs. Holt Streeter holds several professional affiliations, including the Honorary Commander Program at Joint Base Andrews Air Force Base, Prince George’s Chamber of Commerce, The Links, Incorporated, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, and First Baptist Church of Glenarden. She previously held memberships with the National Association of Black Journalists, Prince George’s County Public Relations Association, Vice President of the Black Public Relations Society DC, and Women’s Speaker Association.
She is known to many as the “MoveYourBody Motivator” because of her efforts to encourage the community to move and develop a healthy lifestyle. She is also the Founder and President of MrsPRProtocol & Associates/Barbara Holt Streeter Consulting. Additionally, Mrs. Holt Streeter currently serves as the Community Relations Liaison and Protocol Specialist and Director of the Christian Business Ministry at First Baptist Church of Glenarden in Landover/Upper Marlboro, where she is a member. Mrs. Holt Streeter also serves as the Chair of County Executive Alsobrooks’ Faith Advisory Council.
Mrs. Holt Streeter holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Marketing from Frostburg State University in Frostburg, Maryland, and a Master of Professional Studies in Public Relations and Corporate Communications from Georgetown University in Washington, D.C., which certifies her to work with nonprofit organizations as a Cause Consultant. In addition, she has completed the Project Management Training Boot Camp.
Mrs. Holt Streeter began her new role with the County on May 8, 2023.