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1720 Broadway Ave, 3rd floor
Oakland, CA 94612

Barbara Morrison

Founder and President

Early in her career, before founding TMC Financing, Working Solutions, and TMC Community Capital, Barbara Morrison spent two years on the institutional trading desk of a regional investment bank. In mayor Dianne Feinstein’s administration, Ms. Morrison became the deputy director of the Mayor’s Office of Economic Development and developed the city’s Small Business Administration (SBA) program. She also served as a former mayor and city council member in Belvedere, California.

Barbara Morrison earned her Master of Public Policy from California State University, San Francisco, and a Bachelor of Political Science and History from the University of Vermont.

Awards and Accomplishments

2011 – Northern California Real Estate Women of Influence Hall of Fame, San Francisco Business Times and law firm Allen Matkins
2012 – Financial Woman of the Year, Financial Women’s Association of San Francisco
2013 – Most Influential Women in Bay Area Business Award
2014 – Forever Influential Award, San Francisco Business Times
2016 – Inducted into YWCA Marin Women’s Hall of Fame
2017 – Industry Impact Award, CREW Network
2017 – Most Admired CEO, San Francisco Business Times
2017 – Top East Bay Women Business Owners, Oakland Chamber of Commerce
2017 – TMC named Main Street Lender of the Year, Coleman Report
2019 – TMC named Bay Area Best Places to Work, San Francisco Business Times
2021 – Top Lender Influencer, Globe St. Real Estate
2021 – TMC named Bay Area Best Places to Work for the fifth time, San Francisco Business Times

Professional Affiliations

  • Harvard Kennedy School, Women and Public Policy Women’s Leadership Board, Former Board Member
  • Marin Theater Company, Board Member
  • Oakland Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development Committee
  • Presidio Bank, Advisory Board Member
  • Renaissance Entrepreneur Center, Former Founding Board Member
  • Renaissance Women’s Leadership Council, Member
  • TMC Community Capital, Founder, and President
  • The Buck Institute for Research on Aging, Former Board Member
  • Working Solutions, Founder and former Board Member