John Barlow


John Barlow was a founder of Barlow Research in 1980 and is responsible for overall business strategy and research methodology. In his position he works with clients to understand their strategic needs and develops research methods for multi-client and proprietary research assignments. John graduated from the University of Iowa in 1972, and is a graduate of the ABA School of Commercial Lending and past President of the Minnesota Chapter of the Bank Marketing Association.

Prior to Barlow Research he worked for Norwest Bank where he was a commercial lender and manager of marketing activities for the commercial, international and trust divisions of a regional bank. John and his wife Kathy, also a principal in the company, live on Lake Minnetonka near Minneapolis. He is an avid E-scow sailor.

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