Florida SBDC at Hillsborough County
Specialty: Operations, Technology
Barry Haynes started his career in engineering and has extensive experience in computer integrated manufacturing and manufacturing automation. Haynes became a serial entrepreneur in the 80s and has started and sold four multi-million-dollar companies. He brings to the Florida SBDC at Hillsborough County more than 36 years of experience as a business owner and in-depth knowledge of operations, business automation, sales, customer service, marketing, and corporate development. He also brings with him more than 30 years of senior management and company-building experience, as well as in-depth knowledge of web-based technology.
A lifelong coach and fan of the game, Haynes has coached youth baseball teams for more than 10 years and served on many youth association boards. He holds an associate in instrumentation engineering from Tennessee Technical Institute, a Bachelor of Science in electrical engineering with a minor in economics from Washington University and did his MBA work in manufacturing at Southern Illinois University.