Tim Barfield joined CSRS, Inc. in January 2016, bringing to the company his extensive business, governmental, legal, and financial expertise to lead the firm’s growth initiatives and help develop the firm’s next generation of leaders.
Mr. Barfield joined CSRS after serving as the Louisiana Department of Revenue Secretary, where he led approximately 700 employees tasked with handling more than $9 billion of annual gross cash collections. Previously, he served as the Office of the Governor’s Executive Counsel and the Louisiana Workforce Commission’s Executive Director, where he led the reform of the State of Louisiana’s workforce development system and its transformation into a modern workforce agency.
Before working in the public sector, Mr. Barfield served as a senior executive at The Shaw Group Inc. for more than 12 years. While at Shaw, he served in several roles including President and Chief Operating Officer for the publicly traded firm that focused on engineering, technology, construction, fabrication, infrastructure, environmental and industrial services. The company employed over 22,000 employees and had operations in 180 locations across the world. During his tenure as President and COO, Shaw’s annual revenue grew from $3.1 billion to $4.8 billion. Mr. Barfield became President of Shaw’s Environmental & Infrastructure Division, which employed more than 6,000 employees and $1.2 billion in revenues. Shaw’s E&I Division provided a wide range of environmental and infrastructure engineering, construction, facilities management, remediation and consulting services to industrial and federal, state and local government clients. Other roles at Shaw included serving as General Counsel and Managing Director of Shaw U.K. Limited.
“Over the last two decades, CSRS always impressed me with the quality of its people and its work, and it’s a tremendous honor and privilege for me to be a member of the CSRS Team. I’m elated to be a part of the leading provider of state-of-the-art solutions for our clients’ challenges and assisting them in fulfilling their missions that are so important to the infrastructure, education, quality of life and economic vitality of our communities.”