Fred Barringer is the Regional Director of the NC SBTDC at Chapel Hill and Durham. He is a graduate of UNC-Chapel Hill and received his MBA from Wake Forest University. He served in the US Navy as a Surface Warfare Officer and is a retired Naval Reservist. The majority of his career has been spent in the small business community in North Carolina, working for three privately-held manufacturing companies. Fred can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.