Gerald (Jerry) Barber

Mentor

Entrepreneur and Inventor; Owner of a company specializing in financing equipment for amusement parks and carnivals; Owner of a company providing ride design and ride parts for the amusement park and carnival industry

Location

Greenville

Career History

Owner of an amusement ride manufacturing company; Co-designer and owner, Adventure River Water Park; Co-inventor, Reefball; High School Teacher and Principal

Education

B.S. in Physics, Chemistry and Comprehensive Sciences, Ohio State University

Graduate studies, Bowling Green University

Community Involvement

Board, Reefball Foundation; Recipient, InnoVision Technology Application Award, InnoVision Dr. Charles Townes Individual Achievement Award and the Allan J. McDonald International Entrepreneur Award; Member, The Society of International Business Fellows (previous state chair); Co-founder, The Beach Ball Foundation; Advisor, Roper Mountain Science Center

Mentee(s)

Craig Kinley