When our doors first opened in 2003, we knew we were on to something big. We had a rebellious and relentless pursuit for creating work that did more than just win awards. To say we care is a grave understatement.

We’ve built a culture that embraces challenging just about everything. We collaborate with our clients, rather than just saying we do. And our people defy categorization.

The result? Complex business problems solved with work that’s deceptively simple, calculatedly bold, and extraordinarily effective. And it’s work that actually matters — to clients and to consumers.

Are you ready for that?

The leadership team

John Barker

John Barker is the recipient of over 100 international awards during his 30-year career. Before founding the agency in 2003, he served in senior positions within Grey Worldwide and Sony Music.

John Barker

Founder and Chief Idea Officer

Sandi Harari

Sandi Harari joined BARKER in 2006, making the agency one of only 3% in the business to boast a female Creative Director at the time. Sandi has over 20 years of experience in advertising and branding.

Sandi Harari

EVP Creative Director

MB Weil

Mary Beth — MB to everyone — is no stranger to the advertising world, even starting her own shop over the course of her tenure in the business. As managing director, she helps steer clients and focuses on building the BARKER brand.

MB Weil

EVP Managing Director

Kim Tracey

Kim's 18+ year career has been dedicated to the growth of BARKER and its wide-ranging roster of clients. She leads the account services team with a unique blend of account, strategy, business, and production acumen and a healthy love of creative challenges.

Kim Tracey

SVP Account Services

Deven Madray

With 20+ years of finance and accounting experience working at advertising agencies — both large and small — Deven heads our finance department. Grateful that our business savant banks on our big ideas and helps bring them to life.

Deven Madray

SVP Director of Finance

The BARKER aux cord

Our office

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Located in Downtown Manhattan, Barker is perched on the top floor of 30 Broad Street, just adjacent to the Stock Exchange building. The views are spectacular, with Lady Liberty, The Freedom Tower, and the sunset over the Hudson all just outside our windows.