John Barr '70 was the keynote speaker for the annual Chi Eta Sigma Commerce Honorary banquet.
Barr is the chief marketing officer for Hillside Family of Agencies, a nonprofit human service agency headquartered in Rochester, N.Y. Prior to his appointment at Hillside, Barr worked in sales and marketing for 28 years at Eastman Kodak Company. Along with Thiel College, he is on the boards of Rochester Advertising Council, Mary Cariola Children’s Center and Rochester Hearing and Speech Center.
As a member of the Thiel College board of trustees, John is aware of Thiel's excellence in serving its students. “Thiel is an outstanding college that not only enjoys a rich past but sees a wonderful future in its sights,” said Barr. “I am honored to join President Van Aken, the trustees and the Thiel family to preserve and build upon its legacy.”