Barry Helmstutler earned a Certificate in General Business and an Associate in Applied Science in 1973 and 1983, respectively. He continued his education at Averett University, earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. He also completed the Graduate School of Sales and Marketing at Syracuse University. Helmstutler worked for 25 years in senior management at VF Imagewear (formerly Bassett Walker, Inc.) and is currently Senior Planner for Commonwealth Laminating. He is a past member and Board Chairman of the PHCC Board of Directors and is an active member of the Bassett Kiwanis Club. He currently serves on the Henry County Industrial Development Authority.