Jim Perry has worked in the retail industry for over 25 years, most of which have been focused in retail technology. He is currently director of Business Intelligence Systems at L Brands. Jim joined L Brands nearly 16 years ago, working in the Manhattan offices of Victoria’s Secret Beauty. In 2006, he and his family relocated to Ohio when he was asked to take on a new role within the organization at the home office on Morse Road in Columbus.
Jim holds a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Consumer Studies from Syracuse University. He has also earned a Master’s of Science degree in Technology Management from Steven’s Institute of Technology. Recently, Jim began serving as a member of the Marburn Academy Strategic Steering Committee, where he has been asked to help create long-term organizational stability. Previously, Jim volunteered as a mentor with Big Brothers/Big Sisters of Central Ohio and as a board member and treasurer of the non-profit organization, Simply Friends Forever.
Jim and his wife Kristi live in New Albany, OH. They have been married for almost 23 years and have a 16-year-old daughter, Skyler, and a 14-year-old son, Cole. Cole attended Marburn Academy for five years, from fourth through eighth grade.
In his leisure time, Jim enjoys practicing and teaching martial arts. He has earned a third-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and a first-degree black belt in Hap Ki Do. Some of his other interests include cars of all kinds, home improvement, and traveling with his family.
Jim has been a member of Marburn’s Board of Trustees since 2017.