Name: Nicholas Perkins
Company: Perkins Management Services, Inc., Perkins Dry Cleaning and Perkins Restaurant Development, LLC
Fundraising Goal: $5000
Visionary founder of Perkins Management Services, Inc., Perkins Dry Cleaning and Perkins Restaurant Development, LLC (subsidiaries of Perkins Management Services Company) which are multi-million dollar business platforms in the contract food service, quick service and dry cleaning industries.
As the president of a 100% minority owned enterprise, Mr. Perkins has gone above and beyond to build a company with a solid financial foundation and a core leadership team with strong business ethics that will soon become a global brand name. Perkins Management Services Company currently manages food and custodial service operations that span from New Haven Connecticut, to Florida as far West as Texas.
In addition to providing jobs, his investments illustrate his desire to actively participate in the revitalization of the black business community, firmly understanding that private business enterprise is the foundation to building generational wealth.
A graduate of Fayetteville State University, a Historically Black College located in the center of the black community in Fayetteville, North Carolina, Mr. Perkins purchased and re-established a major black owned dry cleaning company with historical significance just a few miles from the University. More recently, he is the recipient of an Executive MBA from Howard University, Washington, DC.
He continues to support his alma mater and is a leader in the community, committed to being an example to young leaders with entrepreneur desires. A board member of the National Urban League and an active member of the Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce, serving as a corporate sponsor and board member, Mr. Perkins understands the need for collaboration and networking. A gentleman of the Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Mr. Perkins has a strong desire to impact the potential of our youth.
Mr. Perkins knows the board room. He has successfully managed every aspect of business from operations to production and labor, to human resources management, and profit driven P & L’s.
The development of his skill set began as a concessions runner and through years of hard work, dedication and training, has become a successful manager, now entrepreneur. After over ten years of extensive training, education and hands-on experience, Mr. Perkins has decided to follow an entrepreneurial spirit and leave behind a successful career in operations management to establish Perkins Management Services Company.