Founded in 1951 by Herb and Gloria Barker, Barker Specialty quickly grew to be a multi-million
dollar company and one of the leaders in the promotional products industry receiving multiple
honors. Over the past 70 years, their four children became involved in the family business including
President Gerry Barker and Executive Vice President Steven Barker. Most recently their grandson
Max Barker has joined in 2019.
With a 6,000 square foot showroom, clients can come visit us, seeing products in person, meeting with
their account manager and developing a strategic plan for their branding goals. We are honored by multiple
awards including: Greatest Companies to Work For, Top 50 Distributors of Promotional Products in the USA, Top 20 Best Places to Work, Family
Business of the Year and many more.