Brian Cooney, CCIFP, is the Vice President and CFO of Barriere Construction Company, LLC., a heavy/highway contractor in Southeastern Louisiana. Brian has been with Barriere since 1988 and has worked in the construction industry for the past 21 years. Prior to construction, he was employed in the manufacturing industry.
He is a past National Secretary and a National Director of CFMA, in addition to serving on its Conference Planning and Membership Committees. Brian has also served as Chairman of the Heavy/Highway Special Interest Committee and the Succession Committee. Locally, he is a founding member of the Southeast Louisiana Chapter and has served as President, Vice President, and Board Member.
In 2005, Brian received CFMA’s Debra Hahn Memorial Award. In 2009, he was the recipient of CFMA’s Danny B. Parrish Outstanding Leadership Award.
He is a graduate of Spring Hill College, in Mobile, AL, and received his MBA from Tulane University, New Orleans, LA.