Regarded as one of Washington's most dedicated strategic advisors, Barry brings his steadfast work ethic and years of high level leadership experience with the executive and legislative branch to his clients. Barry served as Chief of Staff for Speaker of the House John Boehner (R-West Chester) from 2010 to June 2012 and was Speaker Boehner’s first Chief of Staff from 1991 thru 2001. Barry was also Executive Director of the House Republican Conference during Speaker Boehner’s tenure as Chairman from 1995 until 1999. Barry served in the White House of President George W. Bush as the first director of the Office of Strategic Initiatives and as Assistant to the President for Strategic Initiatives and External Affairs. In this role he managed the White House offices of Political Affairs, Public Liaison, Intergovernmental Affairs, and Strategic Initiatives.