Thomas R. Barr is founder and CEO of Infrastructure Services Group LLC, headquartered in Asheville, North Carolina. ISG inspects and repairs part of the 1.6 million miles of water and wastewater pipelines and manholes in the United States. The business thesis for ISG strongly embraces the relationship between climate, weather, and water.
A 30-year veteran of the water industry, Barr previously was founder and CEO of a water and wastewater treatment contract operations company that received the Inc. 500 Fastest Growing Company award two years in a row. Tom also founded and was CEO of TestAmerica Inc., the environmental laboratory company.
He is also CEO of Climate Optimize, a company that combines socioeconomic, climate, and business data in an analytical tool that assesses the effects of climate change and the beneficial opportunities for business and enterprises. In addition, he is Managing Director of LionsWing LLC.
Having spent his formative years in Europe, Tom earned an MBA from Southern Methodist University and a Masters of International Management from Thunderbird Graduate School of Global Management.