Barney Walsh joined Walsh Duffield Companies, Inc. in 1998. He has focused his energies principally on sales management, agency administration, and growth through acquisitions with the full support and involvement of his fellow associates. Many of these strategic acquisitions have contributed to three-fold growth in the agency over the last decade.
Prior to joining Walsh Duffield, Barney was President and Chief Operating Officer of Bryant & Stratton College for eight years. He has also been an active volunteer for non-profit organizations throughout Western New York. In recent years, he has served Buffalo Prep, United Way, Millard Fillmore Hospital Foundation & Ambulatory Surgery Center, Buffalo Bison Hockey, Kaleida Health, and St. Joseph University Church.
A graduate of Nichols School, Williams College, and the Yale School of Management, Barney lived and worked in Atlanta and New York City before returning to Buffalo in 1988. He and his wife Amy Clifton have three sons, Sam, Ben, and Lucas.