has over 30 years experience in business management, business process analysis, and continuous process improvement.Much of that time was spent designing and developing technologies to automate and improve processes.His
experience has been within a very diverse combination of industries, including retail office supply and books, lawn and garden wholesale, and even theatrical production.It also includes over 16 years of experience within the banking industry.Barry
is currently responsible for Union Bank of California's Business Continuity strategy, policy, compliance, and program implementation.Barry
chairs the Bay Area Response Coalition
(BARCfirst), which is a coalition of financial institutions seeking to work with each other and the public sector.He is on the Steering Committee for a sister organization, the Southern California Financial Institutions Recovery Coalition (SoCalfirst) and on the Leadership Team of the national-level Regional Partnership Council.He is also the financial sector representative on the California Governor's Emergency Partnership Advisory Workgroup.Barry is also on the Board of Directors of the Business Resumption Managers Association (BRMA).He
contributes articles to a number of publications on a variety of technical and non-technical topics and is a frequent presenter at both regional and national conferences.In addition, he is the author of "Building a Business Impact Analysis Process: A Hands-on Blueprint" and is on the Editorial Board for the "Journal of Business Continuity and Emergency Planning."He
is the 2006 recipient of the Business Recovery Managers Association
Award for Excellence in business recovery planning.