Dave Geary joined Barr as Controller in 2018, with a primary focus on financial reporting, tax preparation, budgeting, and financial analysis for the Foundation. He also works closely with Barr program staff to deepen understanding of the financial data they review in the course of their grantmaking.
Prior to joining Barr, Dave led the finance department and served as a member of the senior management team at the Boston Globe. In this capacity, Dave was responsible for the accuracy of all financial reporting, while also focusing on shaping the strategic direction of the company. Prior to working at the Boston Globe for ten years, Dave worked as a public accountant for three years at O’Connor and Drew, CPAs.
After graduating from Stonehill College, Dave received his Master’s in Accounting from Northeastern University. From there, he went on to become a CPA, licensed in the state of Massachusetts. Outside of work, Dave is an avid Boston sports fan who enjoys spending time with his wife and three young children.