Correy Barnes

Managing Director

Correy Barnes

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Professional Experience

Correy is a Managing Director in Opportune LLP’s Business Transformation practice. He has over 20 years of experience with both public and private companies across a variety of industries including private equity, pharmaceutical, oil & gas, health & wellness, for-profit education, aerospace and defense, transportation and logistics and wastewater treatment facilities. Prior to Opportune, Mr. Barnes was the CEO of BA Wastewater Treatment, Director of Finance Transformation at Riveron Consulting, Director of Business Solutions and Technology at WG Consulting, and Director of Finance at Intermarine. Correy began his career at Airco Industries as a New Business Development Manager where he was responsible for developing and maintaining its presence as a leading manufacturer for commercial, military, marine, and airborne communication systems.

Correy currently serves on the board of Ba Wastewater Treatment and sits on the finance committee of the Greater Houston Community Foundation.

Correy earned a B.A. in Integrated Marketing/Corporate Communications and Public Affairs from Southern Methodist University and his Master of Business Administration from Lamar University.

Representative Projects

  • Led post-merger team for a US-Based oil field services compression company.
  • Led pre/post-merger integration team for a global 2000 crude oil refiner and marketer, utilizing EPM software to integrate 9 independent refineries into a common chart of accounts (COA) and perform consolidating activities for newly acquired subsidiaries.
  • Led pre/post-merger integration team of a Kansas City based pharmaceutical company, utilizing EPM software to integrate 4 newly acquired European subsidiaries into a common COA.
  • Developed and implemented annual budgeting process for an ocean transport and logistics company, reducing budget completion timeline by 60%.
  • Sourced and implemented EPM budgeting, forecasting, and reporting tool, providing executives with the ability to monitor real-time financial/operation performance.
  • Implemented multiple EPM software applications for 20 plus organizations across varying industries to enable clients to meet business objectives and streamline processes that support the CFO.