Barry Shields

General Manager/COO

Phone: 850-224-0650
Email: BarryShields@GovClub.com

Barry has been in the private club industry since 1983 working exclusively in City Clubs. His career started at the Governors Club in 1983 as a Server, working his way through college. After graduating from the FSU School of Hospitality, Barry was hired by ClubCorp and worked at five different City Clubs around the Southeast. Those clubs included the First City Club in Savannah, GA, Citrus Club in Orlando, FL, The Buckhead Club in Atlanta, GA, the 191 Club also in Atlanta and finally the Capital City Club in Montgomery, AL. In 1996 Barry returned to Florida to manage The Tampa Club located in Tampa, FL where he held the position of General Manager for nearly 18 years. In January 2014, Barry returned to his hometown of Tallahassee for a unique opportunity to manage the Governors Club, where he fell in love with the private club industry.