Ray Barry

Managing Partner

Shred America

Ray Barry is one of the owners and Chief Sales Officer at Shred America, Carolina Shred, and MedWaste Services. He is also well known as the Dean and founder of Shred School, a popular industry training course that contributed to the success of many of the well-known secured destruction and information management companies around the globe. Shred America has become the fastest growing destruction company in the U.S.  They now have 25+ trucks in 4 short years! They were just named the 217th fastest growing privately held company in the US by Inc. Magazine and #1 fastest growing company in South Carolina for 2022. This is the 2nd shredding company Barry has led to the Inc 500 list in 20 years!

Prior to his current role as a Partner at Shred America, and MedWaste Services, Barry worked in sales leadership positions for national and international secure destruction companies, trained industry professionals at more than 600 companies (over 1,400 industry professionals), and served as NAID President, Secretary, and Director and spent 2 years as NAID Deputy Executive Director. He has also been a presenter at NAID Global Conferences the past 15 years including conferences in Australia, Belgium, Italy, the United Kingdom, and here in the U.S.. He also was a recipient of the 2017 NAID President’s Award for his contribution to the entire information destruction industry.

Ray is a graduate of The Citadel in Charleston, SC and resides in Spartanburg, SC with his much better-looking wife Christy, and his son Corey (24), and daughter Ella Grace (20).