Marketing, Events, Video Production, & Promotions


Jennifer Barbaro, Founder and CEO of HBNB Productions, Inc.

Originally from Philadelphia, Jennifer relocated to Los Angeles and obtained her MFA from Loyola Marymount University. While in school, she enjoyed a successful promotional career and quickly became the California State Manager for McCormick Distilling, where she successfully launched new products, managed distributorships and budgets, oversaw all promotions and events, and developed countless lasting relationships in the industry.

Jennifer founded HBNB Productions, Inc. in 1997 with a vision for a complete creative agency that eliminated the disconnect between the creative marketing team, the sales teams, and the promotions, allowing for all involved from top to bottom to feel a responsibility, connection, and pride in the project at hand.

Over the past 16 years, HBNB Productions has grown into a full service agency with worldwide capabilities, yet has retained its intimate touch.  Jennifer successfully developed and implemented an intense employee and talent training program that creates a model for success through communication and team integrity. This philosophy, along with HBNB’s extensive social media experience, has allowed HBNB to flourish, and to develop a loyal, dedicated, and diverse network, encompassing a professional in house team and a worldwide contact database.

Jennifer, along with the HBNB Team, has developed and executed world class marketing campaigns, including a launch in 6 cities nationwide for Heineken USA, and has managed countless national tours including: Malibu Rum loves Fruit, Sierra Mist, Juanitas Hispanic Foods, and Heineken Light.  From on and off premise promotional events to full marketing campaigns, to high end events, commercials, and feature length films, HBNB Productions has produced them.

Jennifer Barbaro is an award winning filmmaker, photographer, and artist, and a founding member of Exposed Elements Artist Collaborative.  As a seasoned director, writer, producer, and photographer, Jennifer founded The Visual Planet, (Film Development, Production, Photography) and works with skilled film crews bi-coastally to develop and shoot projects for agencies, creatives, corporates, and independently.

Jennifer’s diverse background allows her to seamlessly integrate marketing, production, and event strategies, resulting in a holistic, cutting edge approach.

Jennifer has lived in several cities abroad, is a world traveler, visiting India, Nepal, France, Croatia, Spain, Israel, and Jordan, all in 2012! She is proficient in English and Spanish and is an innovative, professional, committed leader who lives outside of the “proverbial box.” Jennifer, along with her partner, Todd Gould, began The Barbaro-Gould Foundation in 2012, a non-profit to promote the global exchange of art, literature and science.

Jennifer brings a personal touch, unparalleled dedication, and a world of experience to every project she undertakes.