Director of Relationships and Stewardship Development
Barry, retired from active ministry on June 30th after 41 years, has served 5 parish appointments and most recently completed 8 years as the Harrisburg District Superintendent of which the last three were Dean of the Cabinet of Susquehanna Annual Conference. Barry has been a 40-year member of the Chi Rho Singers, the ministers’ choir of the Susquehanna Conference of The United Methodist Church. During his years as an active clergy member of the Susquehanna Annual Conference he has served on numerous boards and agencies and brings a plethora of experience. Barry earned a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Robert Morris University and a Master of Divinity from The Methodist Theological School in Ohio. Barry’s role is to engage the local church and organization leaders and others by serving as a representative of the Foundation’s services and ministries. Barry, and his wife Joni, of 42 years, have three children, Benjamin (deceased 1991), Lindsay, and Gabriel. They also have two grandchildren with a third one on the way. Barry’s interest and hobbies include, reading, hunting, golfing, Star Trek, bowling, singing, playing handbells, traveling with Joni, rooting for Penn State, the Steelers, Penguins, and yes, even the Pirates.