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Barry E. Flink, Executive Vice President & Partner

Barry Flink has over 30 years of management experience in multiple industries. Concentrated in the hospitality, nonprofit and transportation markets, he has developed and implemented successful organizational change in a wide range of enterprises and organizations.

Barry has also served in a number of corporate executive positions. As Vice President, Human Resources for Well Fargo Armored Service Corporation, he reengineered the human resources department, and brought substantial cost savings to the Corporation. As Chief Personnel Officer of LEP Profit International, a global freight forwarder, Barry was a key player in the successful merger of the two companies. He served as Chief Operating Officer of Hoffman & Co. and has held senior management positions with Service America Corporation, the Greyhound/Dial Corporation, Westin Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inns Worldwide, and BellSouth Corporation.

Additionally, Barry is visiting professor of management at Kennesaw State University (KSU) and has served on the Board of Directors of both Georgia Tech’s College of Management and KSU’s Coles College of Business. He also is an Executive in Residence at KSU. A Society of Human Resources Management member since 1974.

Barry is also a member of Beta Gamma Sigma (national business school honorary) He has served as a guest lecturer at 14 major universities in the United States and Canada and has published articles in several influential human resource journals. Barry was nominated in 2003 by the Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce as Outstanding Business Person of the Year.

Barry holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Georgia Tech with a double major in management and psychology and a minor in urban sociology. His MBA was earned in the state of Georgia’s first joint enrollment program, Georgia Tech and Georgia State.

Currently he serves on several boards of directors, a mix of corporation and not-for-profit organizations. Barry is past Board Chair and continues to serve on the Board of the Edge Connection, a 501c3 organization in the micro-enterprise space. Barry and his wife, Vicki have one son, David and just celebrated their 40th anniversary.