Topic: How to make our city more permeable before the next flood event.
Bio: Founder and CEO of TRUEGRID Pavers, The Houston based manufacturer that is disrupting the paving industry with the patented 100% permeable paving alternative to concrete and asphalt. Designed to combat flooding, handle heavy trucks and traffic, and provide 100% pervious cover, TRUEGRID absorbs storm water instantly and detains water below the surface. TRUEGRID has been used by Google, Whole Foods, NASCAR, Coca-Cola and other national brands. With more than 2 million square feet installed in the Houston area and more coming, developers and the COH are fighting back against flooding
The purpose-driven company’s mission is to give developers, engineers and architects green paving solutions to build a safer, cleaner, toxin free environment for our kids.
Barry has a long history of entrepreneurship and manufacturing in Houston. He was a partner in BRIK Toy Company, president of a injection molding firm and came to Houston as engineering manager at Igloo Corporation. He and his family are residents of the Heights.