Barlow Flores serves as the Associate Vice President of Corporate Partnerships for the U.S. Soccer Foundation, managing key relationships with corporate partners to advance the Foundation’s overall mission and strategic growth plan. Barlow brings 13 years of strategic management and partnerships development experience in the public, private, and non-profit sectors.
Before joining the U.S. Soccer Foundation, Barlow served as the Director of Corporate Relations and Resource Development at UnidosUS (formerly NCLR). In that role, he worked with a wide range of corporate partners raising unrestricted revenue and strengthening capacity building efforts for policy and program initiatives along with the organization’s network of nearly 300 affiliates across the United States.
Prior to UnidosUS, Barlow had a diverse career in the non-profit, public, and private sectors working for the Latin American Youth Center (LAYC), District of Columbia Public Schools (DCPS), and Bank of America, N.A. With a foundation in the private sector at Bank of America, Barlow transitioned to non-profits at LAYC, serving as the Director of Post-Secondary and Extended Learning programs to improve educational outcomes for students across Washington, D.C. Trained in a positive youth development model, Barlow ensured that all programs under his direction provided quality programming for all youth participants.
Barlow holds a Masters of Arts in Sociology from the George Washington University and Bachelor of Arts degrees in English and Sociology from the University of California, Irvine. A native of Los Angeles, Barlow is an avid sports fan rooting for all LA-based championship teams. Barlow firmly believes in the power of sports to improve the lives of youth across the country. He is devoted to his family and resides in Maryland with his wife and three young children.