Barry helps community financial institutions (FI) identify and act upon opportunities to optimize their performance by building and empowering a performance banking culture that transforms all levels of the FI. Barry draws upon a deep understanding of financial institutions’ operations gained through almost 25 years’ experience in Controller and CFO roles at The Banker’s Bank, Georgian Bank and NorthSide Bank. As CFO of NorthSide Bank, Barry helped transform the culture of the bank, enabling quicker, smarter decisions that saved the bank from failure during the great recession.
He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and accounting from Kennesaw State University and earned his CPA license from the State of Georgia in 1998. Barry lives outside of Atlanta with his wife and son. He is an avid fisherman who enjoys competing in local and regional bass tournaments.