Catwalk for a Cause
Benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Emerald Valley
I am honored to have been selected as one of the 22 models for the 2019 Kendall Catwalk for a Cause event, benefiting the Boys & Girls Club of Emerald Valley (BGCEV).
I am determined to win the
TOP MODEL AWARD, but
I NEED YOUR HELP!
Please consider donating towards my pledge by clicking the donate button.
Every dollar counts!
Get To Know Barry And Why He Said Yes To Being A Model
How did you get roped into doing this, and what was your first thought when asked?
I was asked and I did not hesitate! I felt it would be a great benefit to be a part of this.
Why did you say yes?
The kids are the future of this community. I have four grand-kids. There is such a huge need to give a hand when possible.
What is your official job title?
President of Pro Contracting "The Countertop Specialists"
How would you describe your job to your mother?
We build custom countertops of all types for offices, schools, hospitals, and homes all over Oregon and southern Washington.
What is your favorite part of your occupation?
My favorite part of my occupation is to work as a team with a great group of employees to see projects come together from start to finish.
All families are unique, tell us about yours.
I have a great family. We are close. My wife Sandi, our two grown boys, Adam and Bryce. We all work together to operate our business.
Tell us about your personal passions, talents, and/or hobbies.
My four grandkids, Channing, Brielle, Presley and Landry come first. I enjoy family gatherings. I really like staying busy with projects. I've played the drums for 50 years. I could be on my tractor all day or driving my newly finished '65 Mustang.
What is something that you swore you would never do as a parent before you had kids, that you do now?
Spoil them. Our boys are grown and have kids of their own, and w try and spoil the grandkids also.
Who inspired you when you were growing up, and why?
My dad. he worked hard and never complained. His career was exactly what he wanted to do.
If you could go back and talk to your 12-year-old self, what would you say?
Work hard in school and get the best education possible.