Senior Tool Room Coordinator
Eastfield College

For 25 years, Bill Barry has worked as Eastfield’s Tool Room coordinator, where he supervises care of the lab’s equipment and inventory, keeping everything up-to-date and ordering parts and materials. He earned an Associate in Applied Sciences degree from Eastfield College and a certificate from its Auto Body program.

Now retired from 24 years in the U.S. Army and Air Force reserves, he served as a U.S. Air Force aircraft mechanic and munitions specialist and as a helicopter mechanic with the U.S. Army. He also owned his own business, Reliable Motor Cars in Edgewood, Texas, where he bought and sold cars on which he did his own body work and mechanics.