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Barry Sackett

Senior Advisor, Washington, D.C.

Barry Sackett is a transactional attorney and financial executive.

In addition to his work with LS2group, Barry is the owner of Sackett Law Firm, P.C. His law firm specializes in business formation, business transitions, corporate and personal tax, real estate, probate, litigation, wind energy, entertainment, and employment.

Before returning to Iowa to practice law, Barry served as controller, CFO and/or general counsel with a wide variety of companies. These include: The Arbor Collective, a snowboard, skateboard and apparel company; TheBrain Technologies, a knowledge management software company; California Waste Services, a construction waste recycling company; FW Carson Companies, a general engineering and trucking company, and ATI Title Company, title insurance company of Wells Fargo Mortgage.

In addition to his in-house business experience, Barry has worked with companies large and small on start-ups, mergers, reorganizations, and mature growth. Barry also has experience working in state and federal government.
Barry is an adjunct professor at Buena Vista University and teaches classes in Business Law, Entrepreneurship and Business Social Responsibility. Barry also serves on many local boards in executive positions including: President Elect of the YMCA of the Okobojis; President of the Okoboji Protective Association; President of the Dickinson County Bar Association; Vice President of the Dickinson County Trails Association; Treasurer of the Iowa Lakes Corridor Development Corporation; Treasurer of the Okoboji Foundation and a member of the advisory board of Start-up City Spencer. Barry is a graduate of the Aileron Course for Presidents and has been a part of bringing this course work to Northwest Iowa.

In 1993, Barry earned a Juris Doctorate at the University of Iowa College of Law. He also holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Minnesota’s Carlson School of Management.