Barbara Steele

 The late Barbara Haley-Steele, founder of the business networking events entitled "First Fridays", formerly entitled "BayNet". She along with Melinda Harris and Ed Freeman began the group that was the premiere networking vehicle for 10 years.  Applicants came from all over the bay area to meet and greet, share skills, and seek employment in the high tech companies that were forming and would later become the center of Silicon Valley.