Sarah Bennett, Vice President/General Manager
Bob Istwan, CEO Motive Commpanies
Barry Vince, Co-Founder + Client Relationship Partner
A lifetime Californian, Barry co-founded Two Roads in 1996 with partners Tammy & Chris. Barry is responsible for driving 2R’s client partnership team to achieve strategic goals and provide custom staffing solutions to clients throughout the country. He continues to be an active partner with clients and has managed staffing efforts for nationwide partners, primarily in the Aerospace & Defense industry. Prior to Two Roads, Barry helped grow a newborn staffing company, McDonnell Douglas Technical Staffing Services, into a national leader in the staffing industry.
Barry works with customers to help create Employee Retention, Social and Fitness Plans, Marketing and Branding programs. “The recruiting industry has changed for the better- our clients look for true partners that understand the culture of their teams – we work on making this happen” Barry believes in living each day to it’s fullest potential. He’s up at 4AM every day to work with partners across the globe and then gets some exercise in and helps get the kids ready before hitting the office. He supports 2R partners virtually around the clock and throughout the weekends.
“It has been an awesome 20 years, but we don’t plan to rest on the accomplishments that have made us who we are today,” said Barry. “Our industry continues to grow and has transformed through the years. We will continue to support our clients with the highest level of honesty, integrity and service possible”
The Vince family lives in Long Beach and are very active in the local community. Barry’s wife Erin is a VP at a medical device start up, iWalkFree in LB. He has two kids – daughter Abbey attends American University in DC and son Eli attends middle school in LB. The whole family is involved in athletics, Erin is a top 50 Ironman 70.3 athlete, Spartan Racer as well as a fitness trainer, Abbey also competes in triathlons and competitive swimming events across the country and Eli is playing football, rugby, swimming and boxing. Barry has completed 5 Ironman triathlons, Spartan races, numerous marathons and extreme mountain sporting events.
Community service is a top priority for the family. Erin + Barry serve on the board of Children Today, which supports homeless daycare facilities for children in Long Beach. Abbey helps repair and build houses all around the world for families in need. Eli is a Boy Scout and helps out where he can!
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In 1996, Tammy Gottschalk, Barry Vince & Chris Hoff turned onto the road less traveled with their own lives and founded Two Roads, the staffing firm that combines the values of integrity, respect, innovation, relationship and profitability. Twenty years later 2Roads recognized leader in the industry and a true solutions provider for clients, combining the experience of a larger firm and the determination and flexibility of a small, privately owned business.