Roy G. Perry, a Houston, Texas native, received a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from Prairie View A&M University in 1978. He is a Sloan Fellow and holds a master’s degree in management from Stanford University and a master’s degree in electrical engineering from Iowa State University.
Perry served in executive managerial roles at IBM, Allied Signal, Dell and StorageTek. In addition to his corporate career, Mr. Perry has several entrepreneurial pursuits including product design, manufacturing and supply chain consulting.
Mr. Perry serves as a member of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF Southwest Region Board of Directors and is on the Board of Foster Angels of Central Texas.
He has served as Chairman of the United Negro College Fund drive for Central Texas, Board Member of Junior Achievement – Denver and Chairman and founding president of the 100 Black Men of Austin and Central Texas.
As a distinguished alumnus of PVAMU, he served on the university’s capital campaign cabinet. He is an advisor on the PVAMU College of Engineering’s Dean’s Advisory Board and the College’s Steering Committee helping to developing strategic relationships with the engineering, technology and the business communities. In recognition for his contributions to the university, the engineering college and the field of engineering, the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents changed the naming of the College of Engineering at PVAMU to the Roy G. Perry College of Engineering.