Mr. Perkins has been one of the pre-eminent trailblazers in the financial services industry for the last forty years. In 1998, he was a founding member of National Financial Partners (NYSE: NFP), now the largest distributor of financial services to high net-worth families in the country. NFP is a national network of independent financial advisors offering financial services to high net-worth individuals and growing entrepreneurial companies. Within this network of advisors, Perkins’s firm was one of NFP’s leading producers, and he often is sought out for his creative solutions and perceptive insights to this ever-changing industry.
During his career, Perkins has pioneered the growth, acquisition, and development of multiple successful companies in a variety of industries including insurance, cosmetics, biotech, commercial fishing, and cable television.
Perkins was a Board Member of the Hoffman Institute Foundations, a non-profit that provides extraordinary experiences for adults who are looking for transformational change in their lives. Additionally, he is the founder of the Lori Perkins Family Foundation, providing academic scholarships to underprivileged youth at The Bishop’s School in La Jolla, California. Perkins earned his B.A. from the University of Redlands in 1976. Mr. Perkins resides in Whitefish, Montana.