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Triform's New Board Chair

Triform's New Board Chair: Welcome Dev Barker!

Dev Barker was born in Boston in 1938. After attending of Noble and Greenough School, Dev graduated from Harvard in 1960, and then completed a two-year stint in the Navy. He spent the next 10 years as a magazine editor in New York City. He then returned to the Boston area, completed Harvard Business School’s Program in Management Development, and joined an insurance agency where he remained until retirement 36 years later. Much of his practice centered on private schools, small colleges and museums. 

Dev has been an active volunteer and Board member in numerous non-profits over the years, including the New York YC (race committee chairman), America’s Cup Hall of Fame, Cruising Club of America (Bermuda Race chairman, twice), and the Peabody Essex Museum. He has chaired the Annual Fund and served as a Nobles class secretary for many years and co-chaired his 25th and 45th Harvard College reunions. 

Holly Barker, who has been at Triform for 13 years, is the middle of five children. With his wife of 35 years, Jilda Breed Barker, he resides in Manchester-By-The-Sea, Massachusetts.


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