R. Duane Perry

R. Duane Perry

Food Trust Founder

R. Duane Perry was first elected to the Board of Managers in 2004 and served through 2012 before being reappointed in 2015.

He started The Food Trust, a charitable organization dedicated to ensuring everyone has access to affordable, nutritious food, in 1992. He previously was President of the Pyramid Development Group, and Executive Director of the Reading Terminal Market Merchants’ Association and the Philadelphia Center for Health Care Sciences.

Perry is a graduate of the Pennsylvania State University and Harvard University. As a Kellogg International Leadership Program fellow, Perry has worked with non-governmental organizations in Africa, Latin America, and throughout the U.S.