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Todd Ryan Barber

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Springfield, OH, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Private User and Sandra Kay Antle Martin
Father of Shelly Kay Barber and Private
Brother of Private User
Half brother of Private; Jason Seeley; Private User and Private

Occupation: Management
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Immediate Family

About Todd Ryan Barber

Current Position Chairman of Reef Ball Foundation, Inc.

Nationality                               United States

Qualifications BA in Business Management from University of Georgia, MA in International Business and Computers from University of Georgia/London School of Business

Current Titles & Positions

Chairman, Reef Ball Foundation, 1998-Present

Advisor, Reef Ball Coalition, Inc. 1998-Present

Advisor, Eternal Reefs, Inc. 1998-Present

Advisor, Reef Innovations, Inc. 1995-Present


Intellectual Properties:

Patent Holder, US Patents 5,836,265 and 5,564,369 Reef Balls Holder of International Copyrights and Patents Pending to Reef Balls and related technolgoies


Licencees and Affiliated Companies:

CORALations, Inc, Puerto Rico EMPACA, Dominican Republic Reef Ball Australia., Australia Reef Ball Russia, Russia Roman Stone Construction Company, NY, USA Sea Systems, Turks and Caicos Islands Reef Ball New Zealand Eternal Reefs, Atlanta, GA Reef Innovations, Sarasota, FL Reef Ball Mexico, Mexico

Conferences and Workshop Training: (Last updated 2000)

Asexual Coral Propagation Workshop, US Somoa, 2000

7th CARAH (International Artificial Reef Conference), San Remo, Italy, 1999

Gulf States Marine Fishery Artificial Reef Committee Meetings, All 1993-2000

Atlantic States Marine Fishery Artificial Reef Committee Meetings, All 1993-2000

DEMA Trade Shows and seminars, 1993-2000

NCRI Coral Conference 1998

US Coral Reef Task Force Meetings, 1999, 2000

Florida Artificial Reef Coordinators Meetings and Training, All 1993-2000


Research Partners:

Too numerous to list, see website www.artificialreefs.org Reseach Resouces page


Publications:


Reef Balls TM: An advanced technique to mimic natural reef systems using designed artificial reefs, Printed in Abstracts of the 7th Scientific Conference on Artificial Reefs and Related Habitats, October, 1999, in San Remo, Italy.


Reef Balls TM: How Combining Designed Reefs with Oil Superstructures used as Artificial Reefs can help the overall reef system to better mimic natural reef systems. Accepted for presention at Gulf of Mexico Fish and Fisheries: Bringing Together New and Recent Research conference October 24-26, 2000 New Orleans.

CNN Hero
http://www.cnn.com/video/data/2.0/video/living/2008/03/06/heroes.todd.barber.cnn.html

Previous Career Summary Prior to Mr. Barber’s involvement in Artificial Reefs, he served for five years as a management consultant for the Alexander Group and for Towers, Perrin, Forester and Crosby consulting with the worlds top firms. Mr. Barber founded and ran a computer consultancy firm for 4 years. He has also worked for IBM.


In addition to his role at Reef Ball, He also served for 3 years as the Amusement Industry Manufacturer and Suppliers non-profit trade organization’s Executive Director.

Career History

CEO, Reef Ball Development Group, Ltd. 1993-2006


1981-1982 Intenational Business Machines, Marketing


1982-1984 PC Friend Consultants, President/CEO.


1984-1986 Graduate Assistant, and teacher at the London School of Business, author of GLOBEX


1986-1990 The Alexander Group, Inc., Senior Consultant, Sales and Marketing Consulting


1990-1992 Towers Perrin (AKA Towers, Perrin, Forester & Crosby), Senior Consultant, Sales, Marketing and Management Consulting.


1992-2000 President and CEO of the Reef Ball Development Group, Ltd


1996 AIMS International, Webmaster


1996-1997 AIMS International, Executive Director


1997-2000 Founder of Reef Ball Foundation a 501 c(3) non-profit company


Other Publications & Productions:


· Reef Ball Video Brochure ã 1996, 2nd in 1997, 3rd 1998, 4th 1999. Producer & Editor

· "Total Quality Management and The Sales Goaling Process," Sales Management Bulletin. ã 1993.

· "GLOBEX" and "GLOBEX Executive," Southwestern, ã 1987-1993.

· International Business, Computers, and The Systems Approach. ã 1988.


Hobbies and Interests:


Mr. Barber is an avid Scuba Diver with over 10,000 dives. Mr. Barber's family has owned a Dive store since 1979. He has been involved in the hobby and science of Marine Reef Aquarium Systems and Aquaculture systems since 1981. Mr. Barber has extensive boating experiance with over 800 sea days. Mr. Barber has traveled to over 50 countries. Mr. Barber lives in Sarasota, Flordia adjacent to Sarasota Bay.


Additional Information:

For more, and extensive information on Mr. Barber and his companies, please see the website www.reefball.org and follow any of the links to companies or information desired.