Prior to starting as the Founding Executive Director for the Palm Beach County Food Bank in January 2012, Perry served as the Southeast Regional Managing Director for the Florida Department of Children and Families with responsibility for strategy and operations in Palm Beach and Broward counties. He has served on the boards of the Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County, the Early Learning Coalition of Palm Beach County, Workforce Alliance and on the Homeless Advisory Board. He has also served as one of the initial directors of the Palm Beach County Community Food Alliance where he created the initial produce distribution network that evolved into the current Food Bank operation. Perry has a 20+ year career in corporate, consulting, state government and non-profit areas. He has worked for organizations such as Booz, Allen & Hamilton, Office Depot, Accenture, Spherion, and the Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes. Perry holds an MBA from the University of Michigan and a B.A. from the University of Virginia.