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Tom Perry is an extremely successful serial entrepreneur, a renowned expert in software development, and a committed volunteer and community leader. Over the past six years, he has held multiple positions within the prestigious AFCEA International organization, including board membership. Tom has made significant contributions through his positions, spearheading initiatives with lasting effects on the organization and its members.

Under Tom’s direction, he played a pivotal role in creating a statewide Hackathon that elevated Virginia’s STEM program. Using MicroBit devices, this event has introduced fifth graders to the fascinating world of hardware and software development.  The Hackathon has promoted innovation, critical thinking, problem-solving, and collaboration skills among its participants.

Tom’s entrepreneurial skills, software development knowledge, and extensive project management experience have made him a respected leader and visionary. He has founded and led over five IT, Financial, and Healthcare companies. His in-depth knowledge of technology and strategic planning has consistently contributed to the success of his ventures. At the same time, his exceptional project management skills have ensured the timely and cost-effective delivery of projects with contract awards exceeding $5 billion.

In addition to his professional achievements, Tom has received prestigious accolades for his volunteer work. Due to his remarkable contributions to the AFCEA International organization, he has received both the Small Business Person of the Year – Industry Award and the Meritorious Service Award. These awards demonstrate his dedication to positively impacting the professional and broader communities.

Tom Perry is inspiring due to his ambition, passion, and exceptional leadership abilities. He is committed to creating innovative solutions, supporting small businesses, and driving positive change. Tom continues to make significant contributions and leave a lasting legacy, whether as an entrepreneur, software development expert, or community leader.