Mr. Barbee is a skilled promoter, marketer, and negotiator with a “get the job done” sensibility. He is an accomplished public speaker and well regarded as both a motivational leader and a team player.
For over 10 years, Mr. Barbee has traveled the world looking at every green invention to save the world that has come across his path, from Hydrogen on demand, Methane recovery from digesters built years ago on dairy farms and then abandoned, Nanotechnology to help coal gasification plants produce cleaner coal into liquid fuel, to new designs in wind turbines that feed off of the wind wash from larger wind turbines. Mr. Barbee has built and sold over 35 corporations in the past, breaking records in most fields.
In addition to serving as the Chairman of the Board of Directors and Chief Executive Officer of Advance Green Energy, Inc., he was a distributor for The Scott and Fetzer Company and was frequently named the company’s #1 distributor worldwide. He is one of the Co-Founders and Principals of PEO Brokerage, Inc., and, along with Robert Speer, co-founder of the Home Shopping Network, helped pioneer the use of Internet auctions in the placement of businesses in the Professional Employer Organization (PEO) industry. Under Mr. Barbee’s leadership, the organization grew its sales force to more than 5,000 independent agents all across North America.
At midlife, Mr. Barbee worked as an Executive Producer in Hollywood on movies, reality shows, and live events like Trailer Court Justice, Hot Dish, Hollows Point, and the 605 Reunion from the Hard Rock at Universal Studios. Mr. Barbee has made several friends in the Entertainment Industry and frequently talks to several of Hollywood’s who’s who, giving him the ability to work with the Wounded Warriors Project to help create businesses and green energy jobs that can benefit our heroes. Now his goal is to keep his kids and grandchildren from having to buy bottled oxygen by fostering the adoption of green energy solutions.