Gary J. Pernice, Director of North American Development

Gary received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Oral Roberts University of Tulsa, Oklahoma where he graduated Dean’s List and magna cum laude, and his Juris Doctorate Degree with honors from Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.

Gary is a public speaker addressing business, Veteran and church organizations on a variety of topics from business and planning to finance and capital needs. Gary has appeared on numerous local, state, regional and national television and radio programs, and published several articles on mortgage finance.

Gary has more than thirty-five years of business, mortgage funding, legal, and real estate experience. Having participated in over 200 real estate closings and hundreds of commercial and residential mortgage transactions.

Gary served as National Counsel to the National Charity Awards, a nonprofit organization with close affiliations with the White House in Washington, D.C. As national counsel from 1989 to 1993, Gary’s duties included working with governors and state officials across the country, as well as sport figures, business and community leaders, and Hollywood elites. He currently serves as advisor and senior legal research director to a general practice and litigation firm in the greater Atlanta metropolitan area.

Gary was Chairman of the Christian Business Men’s Connection (C.B.M.C.) Atlanta Metro Area Leadership Team from March 2010 to March 2014, representing C.B.M.C. to businessmen and women of Georgia, and co-founder of the Greater Atlanta Business Network (G.A.B.N.) and its predecessor, an outreach of the C.B.M.C.