Barry joined Halifax Humane Society (HHS) in March of 2017. He relocated to Daytona Beach from Sioux Falls, SD where he worked for the state as an economic development director. Barry creates and maintains all media related platforms for HHS including, websites, social media pages, print magazines, etc. He also oversees the HHS Thrift Store and Culler Boarding and Grooming Travel Center. Barry writes columns for several newspapers and magazines including a weekly column for the Daytona Beach News Journal. He is a published author of several books including Why Do People Have Pets?