Barry has been a member of the Local IBEW 175 since 1973. He started teaching OSHA and 1926 Construction Standard Safety classes in 2000, and began teaching our apprentices in 2008. Currently he teaches 2nd year at the JATC and is the Course Manager for Electrical Theory, Electronics and Industrial Safety at Chattanooga State Community College.
On top of being a Journeyman Wireman, Barry holds a B.S. in Business Management and he is a graduate of the IBEW/NECA NTI (2004). He is a certified trainer in NEPA 70E, OSHA10/30, Aerial/Scissor Lift, Hand Tool Safety, Forklift and Tugger Safety, Confined Spaces, Fall Protection, and Control of Hazardous Energy (LO/TO).
During his 41 years of experience, he has worked with several contractors including: Lawson Electric, ABC Electric, TVA, Duncan (White) Electric, Triad Electric, Allied Electric, and Cleveland Electric.
In Barry's spare time, he enjoys spending time with his Wife, Katy, their two daughters and four grandchildren. He also enjoys riding his Harley-Davidson (Heritage Softail Classic), reloading ammunition, and genealogy.