President & CEO
Barkley brings a wealth of experience and successful project completion and operations management with him. In his most recent role as COO for the Valard Group, Barkley secured and then completed the record-breaking WFMAC Project, the largest engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) electric transmission project ever awarded in North America. Barkley’s three decades of experience in the powerline industry started at McGregor Construction, where he fulfilled several different roles, most recently as President, from 2011 – 2014.
Barkley has worked on numerous EPC substation, transmission and distribution projects. His experience in the field has helped Barkley refine his expertise at managing and connecting the two components of every successful project; the design and the execution. Barkley puts substantial emphasis on teamwork and accountability, key factors in his leadership style.