Brockville and District Chamber of Commerce 2024 Citizen of the Year Recipient


  July 11, 2024


The Brockville and District Chamber of Commerce is proud to recognize the outstanding

achievements of the businesses, organizations and individuals who make a positive difference in our community. We are delighted to announce that the recipient of the 2024 Award of Excellence for Citizen of the Year is Mr. Barry Moss.

Mr. Moss is a highly respected, motivated and entrepreneurial professional with extensive experience in driving business growth. He is known for establishing and sustaining valued networks while creating strategic alliances. Barry implements innovative solutions that consistently deliver results beyond expectations. As a collaborative leader he achieves results through a commitment to bring out the best in others, engaging people and working to instill trust, confidence and respect.

Barry Moss exemplifies the spirit of leadership, community service, and personal dedication. As a visionary leader, Barry Moss has consistently demonstrated exceptional commitment and effectiveness in various leadership roles. Through his strategic direction and innovative approaches, he has transformed numerous organizations and initiatives, fostering growth and sustainable success. In addition to his professional accomplishments, Barry Moss is an investor who has provided critical financial support and guidance to many start-ups and emerging businesses.

Four-O-One Electric was established in 1966 and operated primarily as a residential electrical service, employing three employees. After working there for many years, Barry Moss purchased the business in 1992 and recognized the potential for company growth. Today, Four-O-One Electric proudly employees over 50 full-time employees working in all sectors.

Barry, a committed and valued community leader, has served on numerous boards and committees, including:

–                     Brockville and District Chamber of Commerce

–                     Ontario Electrical League

–                      Employment and Education Center

–                     Electrical Safety Authority

–                     Economic Development Advisory Team

–                     Leeds and Grenville Small Business Centre as a Business Mentor and grand panelist

–                     Aquatarium Board

–                     Fundraising for sending kids to camps

Barry’s dedication as a volunteer has been unwavering as he continues to make a lasting impact on the community. Barry has raised thousands of dollars to send kids to camps and supported programming and initiatives across our region. His time, a priceless gift, has been generously given. He has fearlessly tackled organization’s most challenging issues, always maintaining a positive outlook and a smile. His calm demeanor and ability to see the good in everything have been a constant source of inspiration for all those whom he is involved.

Barry’s unwavering commitment to service is evident in his active involvement with local non- profits, volunteer groups, and community development projects.

Barry and Lori have been married for 35 years. They are blessed to have two wonderful daughters. Rebecca and Sarah, whose support and love are the foundation for everything he does. When he’s not busy with business or volunteering in our community, Barry enjoys time with his family traveling and simply being together.

We look forward to celebrating the Citizen of the Year with Barry Moss’s family and friends at the Awards of Excellence Gala being held on September 19, 2024 at the Brockville Country Club.

We will also be announcing recipients for Business of The Year, Small Business of The Year, Community Excellence Award, Tourism Award, and the Ben TeKamp Award.

Seating is limited and tickets must be purchased in advance online at For inquiries, please call 613-342-6553.


The Brockville and District Chamber of Commerce represents more than 300 members and has been the community’s business advocate since 1906. Our mission is to support and enhance business to build a strong economic community through proactive leadership in advocacy an