Barry is the Executive Director of MnHEFA, a conduit issuer for private non-profit colleges and universities in Minnesota. He has been the Executive Director since July 2016. Prior to that, he was a Municipal Advisor for State Agencies and local government. He is a member of the GFOA Debt Management Committee, has served on the Compliance Advisory Group for MSRB, is the Chair of the City of Lakeville, MN Finance advisory committee and is the President of the National Association of Health and Higher Education Facilities Finance Authorities. He has a BS in Economics from the University of Minnesota. He has a Law Degree from Mitchell Hamline School of law and is a CPA (inactive status).