Manager of Member and Events
As Manager of Member and Events, Perry will provide logistics and management assistance for clients in-person and virtual fly-ins, annual meetings, and receptions. Additionally he directs the Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau’s Emerging Leaders Program, to build the next generation of leaders in the crop insurance industry.
Before coming to the Crop Insurance and Reinsurance Bureau, Perry served as the Coordinator of Grants and Programs at the National Association of State Departments of Agriculture (NASDA) Foundation. At the NASDA Foundation, he managed conferences and events such as the Congressional Farm Tour and the 2019 Specialty Crop Block Grant State Coordinators Conference.
As an Illinois native, Perry served in internship roles with U.S. Senator Tammy Duckworth, IL State Representative Dan Brady, and the National Association of Agricultural Educators. Perry has his bachelors and masters degrees in Agricultural Education from Illinois State University. In his free time, Perry volunteers as the Director of Programs for a youth leadership non-profit in Illinois.