Meet Tom Barrett
Mr. Barrett held leadership positions at such industry leaders as Rainbird, Kenny Machinery, Ewing, Netafim, and MacAllister Machinery.
He has won numerous awards in Quality and Process Improvement, and is a frequent contributor of articles for numerous publications.
Mr. Barrett hails from the University of Arizona and Syracuse University.
Tom Barrett has been sharing his expertise and his ideas in energetic and dynamic presentations for over twenty years. He is a master trainer. His presentations empower people to become masters of change, rather than victims of circumstance by developing tools for transformative thinking.
Topics Tom Speaks About
- Green Water Infrastructure
- Green Stormwater Management
- Sustainable Site Development – Green Roofs
- Sustainable Site Development – Rain Gardens & Bioswales
- Sustainable Site Development – Permeable Pavement
- Creating Sustainable Environments
- Transformational Leadership – Creating Growth
- Thrive Amidst Change – Transdimensional Grow
- Brave New World – Women as Change Agents in the Emerging Economy
- Brave New Word – Sustainable Business Models That Drive Innovation
Each speaking engagement is individually tailored to meet your needs. Tom uses his strong sense of graphics to reinforce the major points in each presentation.
Water, water everywhere and not a drop to drink!” is the opening to this dynamic presentation focusing on solutions to Fairfield, Iowa's stormwater problem.
“Stormwater is the leading cause of water pollution in America,” continues Tom Barrett, the presenter and owner of Green Water Infrastructure. This presentation focuses on developing sustainable solutions to water quality issues in Southeastern Iowa. Mr Barrett’s approach utilizes a watershed and drainage basin study to stormwater mitigation.
Developing a comprehensive stormwater plan, when correctly prioritized, combines existing grey infrastructure with new technologies developed in green infrastructure, creating cost effective solutions to our water quality issues.
National Green Centre Introduction
For over ten years, Tom has been speaking at the Chicago Center for Green Technology. Tom is one of the all time top all speakers on sustainability.
– Bryan Glosik, Chicago Center for Green Technology
“I have known Tom for over 20 years and we have worked through a variety of challenges. His knowledge transfers into intelligent action. Tom’s involvement always contributes to a better outcome.
-Andrew Smith, Reinke
“Tom’s been a leader with smart water technologies, green roofs, rainwater harvesting and other emerging technologies well before they became buzzwords at water conferences. It’s impressive to work with Tom because he knows his stuff from the ground up.”
– Jeff Carowitz, Strategic Force Marketing
WHAT OTHER SAY ABOUT TOM’S PRESENTATIONS
“. . . best class at CCGT so far, rainwater data, new ideas, charts and stats, all the different ways I can use the rainwater for my home.”
” . . . great speaker, the positive outlook, no blame game, examples (drip system), knowledgeable, class got to participate.