Barry has been the Business Manager for Plumbers & Pipefitters Local Union 94 for the past nine years. He is the Chairman of the Finance Board for the Ohio State Association of Plumbers & Pipefitters, serves on the AFL-CIO Executive Board and also the Displaced Workers Advisory Board for the Employment Source of Stark County. He served four years as Fiscal Officer for Nimishillen Township.
Employed with the Union Boiler Company, Barry supervised plant outages for the Ashland Oil Company facilities throughout the eastern United States. He continued in this capacity for Ross Brothers at the Canton-based Ashland Oil Facility until being elected to his current position as Business Manager. Local Union 94 has established lasting relationships with leading area manufacturers such as the Timken Company, Republic Steel and Marathon Oil.