Barry Ford

Barry Ford is the director of public affairs and advocacy for the United States Tennis Association and has been a member of the USTA national staff since 2006. He leads the association's efforts to build and deepen its relationships with public sector policy makers at every level of government and to expand the availability of quality, tennis-themed, out-of-school- time programs throughout the country. Ford is a board member of the Afterschool Alliance and served as vice president for external relations at the After-School Corporation (TASC). He brings 26 years of professional experience as a government official, lawyer, nonprofit executive, and political candidate to this work. Ford holds an A.B. degree from Harvard College and a J.D. degree from Harvard Law School.