Matthew W. Barney

Vice President, Accounting

Matthew W. Barney

Matt began his career with Messer in 2005 as a co-op while earning his bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Dayton.  He joined Messer full time upon graduating as an Accountant in 2007.  Matt completed his MBA from Xavier University in 2011 and is also a CPA.

Matt has a broad range of financial experience including project, cost, and financial accounting; tax; internal audit; and financial planning and analysis. He has helped lead the growth of the Accounting department building a team focused on providing financial controls and insight to support business decisions and growth.

Matt is active in the local community; he is a current board member and past chair of Purcell Marian High School, serves on the Finance Committee of the University of Cincinnati Economics Center, and a Xavier University Executive Mentor.  He is also passionate about employee ownership, serving as an ESCA (Employee-Owned S Corporations of America) board member.