Barry has a history of support of AAH going back to 2009 beginning with support of a student. In 2018 a trip to Uganda afforded him the opportunity to teach university level students in the preparation of business plans and CV’s. In 2019 he became a member of the Tertiary Committee of AAH, focusing on student business plan processes and approvals. He now has joined the AAH Board of Directors in 2020.
His business career spanned 34 years with Philips Electronics of the Netherlands in Finance, Accounting, Controllership and Project Management in the US, and foreign postings in Europe and Asia. Upon retirement he acquired two historic inns in Charleston SC where he operated them for 15 years, divesting in 2017. Currently he is involved in serving on various committees that govern the development in which he resides in South Carolina.