Tim Barfield joined CSRS in January 2016, bringing 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.
Prior to CSRS, Mr. Barfield served 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 for over 12 years as an executive at The Shaw Group,Inc. (acquired by CB&I in2013). Shaw provided engineering, construction, maintenance, technology, fabrication, remediation and support services for clients in the energy, chemical, environmental, infrastructure, and emergency response industries, as well as for federal, state, and local government. Mr. Barfield’s roles included President and Chief Operating Officer for the then publicly-traded, Fortune 500 firm with over 22,000 employees and operations in 180 locations across the world, as well as President of Shaw’s Environmental & Infrastructure Division, Senior Vice President in charge of mergers and acquisitions and strategic initiatives, Managing Director of Shaw U.K. Limited, and Shaw’s Secretary and General Counsel.
Mr. Barfield also served as the Chief Development Officer for Amedisys, Inc., a leading home health and hospice company.
“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.”