Known for his straight talk and participative leadership style, Brian has been a key part of the construction community for over 35 years. A strong believer in integrated project delivery, Brian mentors and encourages every member of the Barker team to focus on collaboration to optimize project results and maximize efficiency. He is the incoming (2018) Chairman of the Board for the Arizona Builders Alliance (ABA) Southern Arizona Chapter and is a strong supporter of organizations like ABA that promote and improve the industry, as well as organizations that work to improve the health and welfare of the region.
Arizona Technology Council
Metropolitan Pima Alliance
UA Tech Park - The Solar Zone
Arizona Builders Alliance
Associated Builders and Contractors
The Associated General Contractors of America
Construction Financing Management Association
Occupational Safety and Health Association
Brian is an active member of the Arizona Builders Alliance and has worked on the association’s following projects: Arizona Children’s Home Foundation, House of Neighborly Service, The Parent Connection, Tucson Center for Women and Children. Arts for All/Third St. Kids, Travelers Aide Homeless Shelter and the Gospel Rescue Missions Bethany House projects, all here in Tucson. Additionally, Brian served as President of the Construction Financial Management Association Old Pueblo Satellite Chapter.
Beginning as an electrical apprentice over 30 years ago, Rodney worked his way into construction management. His foundation of knowledge stemming from the electrical industry, brings an additional value to Rodney’s well-rounded experience in all types of residential and commercial construction. His outstanding coordination and communication skills produce successful projects and promote lasting relationships with clients and subcontractors.
Alicia is a motivated self-starter responsible for aiding and supporting the project manager and superintendent on her assigned projects. She is detail-oriented, analytical, flexible, organized, persistent and productive. Alicia builds strong work relationships by delivering exceptional customer service and demonstrating a strong talent for anticipating the needs of her team. She organizes and controls project elements while maintaining superb communications with everyone associated with her projects. Her ability to thrive in a fast-paced, intellectually challenging environment makes Alicia an important asset to BCI.
Bill has been a part of the construction industry in Tucson since 1974. He was a commercial project superintendent for 22 years before moving up to project manager, a position he has held for the last 14 years. He is very skilled at delivering projects on-time and on-budget and knowledgeable about both traditional and alternative delivery methods. He is detail-oriented and yet able to see the big picture, understanding what his clients want to accomplish and assisting them in meeting their goals. His more than 40 years of experience enable him to take on and overcome nearly any type of project challenge.
Having been in the construction industry since 1975, Jerry knows all types and phases of construction. His strong leadership style and excellent technical and communications skills are a large part of Barker Contracting’s success. He is responsible for ensuring field personnel have the resources necessary to complete the highest quality work, while adhering to safety requirements. His experience is diverse and includes education, health care, industrial, office, retail, lodging, municipal and government facilities.
Beginning his construction career as a laborer, Kevin has acquired experience with every trade. His rise to the role of project manager is the result of his persistence and determination in overcoming construction challenges and obstacles. Working in multiple cities and environments has also provided him with experience in dealing with all types of situations, including those that are weather related or the result of differing economic factors such as labor costs and government regulations. Kevin places a high value on maintaining good relationships with his clients and subcontractors.
Megan, respected and recognized for both her strong communication skills and her expertise in managing projects and people, has worked in the construction industry for more than 20 years. Having started at the age of 15 in her father’s construction office, building is an intrinsic part of her nature. She has considerable experience in retail buildings, as well as restaurant and office facilities. Megan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in construction management from Northern Arizona University and is a certified professional constructor through the American Institute of Constructors.
Arizona Builders Alliance
Young Builders Council
LDF Graduate (Leadership Development Forum)
CREW - Construction Real Estate Women
Alice has decades of experience in enhancing business practices and communications on behalf of the A/E/C industry. A Tucson native, she brings long-standing relationships and a solid understanding of our community to every effort she pursues. As a former president and current board member of the Metropolitan Pima Alliance, Alice offers insight and knowledge of the real estate development community, enabling her to bring diverse interests together to find common ground solutions. Alice is equally at ease working with all sectors of the public, whether government staff, developers, businesses or neighborhoods. She is a dynamic speaker who has presented at regional and national conferences on a variety of subjects, including client relations and project management.