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Chief Executive Officer and Secretary

Barry Shelley, N1VXY

Barry Shelley, N1VXY, is the ARRL’s Chief Executive Officer.  Barry joined the ARRL staff in January of 1990 as the ARRL’s Business Manager after a career in the financial services industry. His financial services career included positions at the Hartford Insurance Group, Cigna Corporation, Travelers Insurance Company and Shawmut Bank.

He was elected to the position of Chief Financial Officer in January of 1992 and in January of 2018 he was elected to the position of Chief Executive Officer. In January of 2020 he was elected as Interim Chief Executive Officer and Secretary.

Barry is a graduate of Franklin and Marshall College with a major in accounting. He resides in Simsbury, Connecticut with his wife, Elizabeth. They have two grown children and one grandchild.