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Barry C. Toone

Barry C. Toone is the creator of 1st Watch Wellness, a leading provider of proactive mental health and wellness services for first responders. Barry is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame Law School and a former trial lawyer. Barry’s personal recovery journey and the life and experiences of his grandfather, a decorated World War II veteran, inspired the creation of 1st Watch. He now serves as the company’s Director of Operations and dedicates himself full-time to fulfilling its mission.

Barry has been married to the incomparable Karen Wilding Toone for over 32 years, and together they’ve raised three children. He enjoys Notre Dame Football, reading, writing, and, above all, spending time with his children and grandchildren.