Born and raised in Fort Wayne, Barry has been associated with machinery repair nearly his entire life. His father was one of the founders of H&W. He has been with H&W for the last 25 years and has extensive experience in all areas of machine repair including the art of way scraping. He is one of the leading authorities on the repair and rebuilding of the Bridgeport mill. He has been an officer at H&W since 1993 and has served as president for the last seven years, where he has led the company to seven straight years of record sales.