David Barry

David Barry
Independent Director

David Barry returns to the board as an independant director after having served as president and chief executive officer at Trust Company of America from November 2011 to June 2015.

David is president of publicly held Viad Travel and Recreation Group. VTR delivers rich travel experiences to the global market in iconic destinations through its unique hotels and lodges, recreational attractions, ground transportation services, retail, food and beverage, sightseeing and packaged tours. VTR operates in and around Banff, Jasper and Waterton Lakes National Parks in Canada and Glacier and Denali National Parks in the United States. 

Prior to joining Viad, David served as CEO of Trust Company of America, a Denver based technology and financial services company with over $14B of assets under custody. Previously, David served as CEO for a private company in the heavily regulated aviation industry, where his leadership in hospitality and service led to the company’s ranking by National Geographic as one of the top ten travel experiences in the world. From 1999 to 2006 David ran a $500 million division of Intrawest where he played a key role in driving growth, innovation, and success across a broad range of business units. David has held a variety of senior leadership roles where he had total operating responsibility and oversight of six mountain resorts across the United States, 3 of them in Colorado He has a proven track record of strong leadership and the establishment of award-winning service and employee culture, and has achieved great success running large, complex, global service organizations.

David is a member of the Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Young Presidents Organization (YPO), and is Board member of the American Institute for Avalanche Awareness and Education (AIARE,) a former director of the National Ski Area’s Association, and former treasurer of Colorado Ski Country USA. He has served on the board of the Summit Foundation and Colorado Special Olympics.

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