Anthony E. Barra
Anthony E. Barra is the proud husband of General Motors CEO Mary Barra –who recently announced more than 14,000 job cuts for next year.
Anthony’s wife was elected Chairman of the GM Board of Directors on January 4, 2016, and has served as CEO of GM since January 15, 2014.
She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering in 1985. She also studied her Master of Business Administration at Stanford Graduate School of Business in 1990.
Barra began her career with GM in 1980 as a General Motors Institute. Since then she’s held executive engineering and staff positions including; vice president, Global Human Resources; vice president, Global Manufacturing Engineering and plant manager, Detroit Hamtramck Assembly.
Prior to becoming CEO, Barra served as executive vice president, Global Product Development, Purchasing & Supply Chain since 2013.
She’s been happily married to husband, Anthony E. Barra for many years.
The couple met while attending the General Motors Institute, now Kettering University. The two tied the knot shortly after and since then have welcomed two children together.
Anthony E. Barra who is also known as Tony Barra, is an engineering consultant. He is currently listed as Affiliate Partner at POCO Labs, LLC. Tony is the former president at Filament Consulting and was previously the President /CSO at Internet Home Alliance.
Tony and his wife are active in the charity world and, chaired the Detroit International Wine Auction in 2014. They are also known for raising community arts programs and scholarships worth $2.4 million through College for Creative Studies.
Anthony E. Barra and Mary have been married since 1985. Together they are the proud parents to two teenage children, one boy and a girl, Rachel and Nicholas. Both their kids are in highs school. Last year Mary posted on social media a heartfelt message to her husband on father’s day: “Today we celebrate all the hardworking and supportive dads who play a special role in their families. Tony is an amazing dad to our children. He always has a camera ready to capture the candid moments and has taught our children the importance of integrity and commitment. Happy Father’s Day, Tony!”
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