Barry has been a CPA and President of his own firm for 40 years. What has always made his work meaningful is creating relationships with his clients, both individuals and businesses. He gets to know his clients through honest conversations with the perspective to view their finances as part of the bigger picture of their lives. Besides his expertise in business consulting, accounting and tax, he excels at analyzing and synthesizing information and data quickly and then sharing with his clients the possible solutions and paths to accomplish their goals.
Barry brings these same skills, compassion and strategic vision to his non-profit work. He is a Director of Knock Foundation, formed in 2007 and focused on aid to Africa. He has served as President, Vice President and on the Board of Trustees of Temple Ahavat Shalom. He has served on the Board of a bank, as well as on other local foundation boards.
He loves to hike and among his major efforts were Mt. Kilimanjaro in 2009, the Lares Trek in Peru in 2014 and the Grand Canyon Rim To Rim in 2015. He is a former college tennis player but mostly is a fan of the sport today, having put his rackets down so he has the time to hike. He is also an active student of the martial art of Ketsugo-te, holding two black belts. He loves to travel having been to about thirty different countries on five different continents.
He and his wife of 43 years have two children and five grandchildren.