A lifelong resident of Greenville, Barkley is excited to show others all that his hometown has to offer. He has witnessed the evolution as this area has become one of the top destinations not only in South Carolina, but the entire country. After graduating from Christ Church Episcopal School, he attended North Carolina State University before he received his BS in Business Administration from the University of South Carolina.
He spent the last 33 years working in sales and has extensive customer service experience, including time spent as the Assistant Director of Tennis at the Greenville Country Club.
On a more personal note, Barkley enjoys following the Wolfpack and Gamecocks and has served as Chairman of the Marion Harris “Smash Cancer” Tennis Classic.