A native of Charleston, Barry has deep ties to the community and great knowledge of the city. He graduated from the Porter-Gaud School, George Washington University, and received his law degree from the University of South Carolina. For the last 27 years, he owned and operated Bob Ellis Shoe Store, which was a King Street institution for over 65 years. With his legal education and business background, Barry is uniquely equipped to serve the needs of his clients. Barry has been, and continues to be, involved in many Downtown civic and community organizations. He has served on the boards of the Spoleto Festival, Tidelands Bank, the Charleston Symphony, the Historic Charleston Foundation, and more. He is currently a trustee for the Historic Charleston Foundation, a member of the Mayor’s Commission on Tourism for the City of Charleston, and he is on the Board of Assessment Appeals for Charleston County. Barry is excited about the real estate opportunities Charleston presents and is anxious to zealously assist his clients.