Perry Hudspeth is a 1971 graduate of Appalachian State University with a BS degree in Business Administration. He worked thirteen years in the home office of a leading regional life insurance company in the Pension, Business Insurance, Estate Planning, and Bank Marketing areas. He has worked with three major banks in corporate support areas in Winston-Salem and Raleigh, North Carolina, and most recently he was the Sales Process Manager for Marketing Support Services in the Wealth Management division of Wachovia. Perry received his Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU) designation in 1975 and the Chartered Retirement Planning Counselor (CRPC) designation in 2008. Perry is President of the Former Athletes Board and a Past-President of the ASU Alumni Council. He was an Atlantic Coast Conference Division 1 football official and officiated high school and college football for more than 38 years. During the 2012 football season, he was a replacement Line Judge in the NFL. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Corrigan/Faircloth Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame, is Treasurer of the Winston-Salem Police Foundation Board, and a Commissioner on the Forsyth County Airport Commission. Perry belongs to the Society of Financial Services Professionals, the National and Winston-Salem Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, the Financial Services Institute, the National Association of Christian Financial Counselors and the Reynolda Chapter of Rotary International. He is a Financial Advisor with LPL Financial. Perry has been married to Nanci since 1971, and they are members of Calvary Baptist Church where he serves as a Deacon.