Barry Barresi


Barry Barresi (Ph.D., Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University) is the CEO of Association Ventures, a social enterprise consultancy, a partner in two social philanthropy firms, and editor of the digital publication As the founding CEO of two tech startups, CEO of two nonprofit associations, CEO of a specialty care regional health system, and college dean, Barry has successfully led social enterprises in the nonprofit and for-profit sectors. The core disciplines of his advisement and teaching are systemic design, business model innovation, and digital platform venturing. He is currently providing executive coaching to leadership teams at several Denver-area nonprofits.