Barry was born and raised in Saskatoon. After completing his Bachelor of Commerce degree in 1982, he proceeded to work with a Canadian chartered bank in Saskatchewan and Ontario.
Barry joined RBC Dominion Securities in 1987. His steady conservative approach to serving the needs of his clients was rewarded when he was named a District Senior Finalist for the Distinction Award, one of the highest honors within the Canadian Investment Dealers Association. This award is given to an Investment Advisor who best exemplifies professionalism, quality business, and community involvement. Barry holds his Personal Financial Planner designation and is a Fellow of the Institute of Canadian Bankers.
Barry has been active in the community as an executive member of the Saskatoon Kinsmen Club and Kinsmen Telemiracle, as well as being a member of the RBC Dominion Securities President's Club and Executive Council.
In his spare time, Barry enjoys golf, curling, hiking, and singing in the Joy of Vox choir. He also enjoys spending time with family and friends.