Michael Perry (Sparta)
Marketing professional in Sparta Township, New Jersey
A marketing expert who stays on the cutting edge of emerging media platforms, Michael Perry prepared for his career by attending William Paterson University, where he earned a BA in Political Science with a concentration in Humanities. He later earned an MA in Politics with a concentration in Research Methodology & Econometrics at New York University. Throughout his successful career working for leading companies in Sparta, NJ and throughout the U.S., Michael Perry has honed his leadership skills by taking numerous professional development courses, including EEOC Hiring Practices and JPMorgan Chase’s Leadership Development Program.
An inspirational team builder and leader, Michael Perry’s early career includes marketing positions with Time Warner and Citibank. In 1997, he was hired as Associate Director of Acquisition Marketing at Bertelsmann AG (BMG), quickly earning a promotion to Director of Financial Planning and Operations. Supervising a staff of 24, Perry facilitated the expansion of BMG to new sites in the United States and Latin America. He left BMG in 2000 to accept the position of Vice President of Co-Brand Marketing & Operations at JPMorgan Chase & Company. After thriving in this position for two years, Perry was promoted to Vice President of Marketing for Chase Financial Services, where he helped establish the strategic direction and new business model for the Co-Brand division and managed 12 direct reports.
Perry’s next position was at Wyndham Worldwide, serving as Global Marketing & Operations Officer and creating a new proprietary RSS platform that resulted in winning the 2006 Innovation of the Year award from e-Dialog. After four years with Wyndham, Perry accepted a Brand Strategy and Emerging Technologies position with Story Worldwide, a global content marketing agency. After two years of leading the media and marketing teams to employ revolutionary digital strategies, Michael Perry left the company to serve as COO of BellaFinn in Sparta, NJ, where he helped launch three family-oriented gyms and led their marketing efforts. In 2012, Perry was appointed Head of Marketing for ClubsGalore, and has used his considerable marketing experience to lead this gift-of-the-month club to impressive revenue gains.