Barry Schwarz has been the Chief Financial Officer of Great Plains Bank since 2014 and has worked at the bank since 2013. Barry started in the financial services industry in 1996 serving bank clients in a public accounting capacity before transitioning to a Controller position of an Oklahoma City based community bank in 2001. An Okarche, Oklahoma native, Barry attended Southwestern Oklahoma State University where he was a member of the men’s basketball team while earning a bachelor’s degree in Accounting. In his spare time, Barry enjoys fishing, playing golf and watching his daughter and son play sports with his wife, Bonnie. Barry is a Certified Public Accountant and an active volunteer and member of St. Eugene Catholic Church & School and Bishop McGuiness High School.