Lee Tom Perry
Lee Tom Perry is a business professor and has taught at both Purdue University and Brigham Young University. He holds a PhD in administration sciences from Yale University. He is a strategy professor at BYU.
Perry was appointed dean of the Marriott School of Business from 2013 to 2019 (the name was changed in 2017 from the Marriott School of Management). He served as associate dean of the Marriott School of Management at BYU from 2012 to 2013 and from 1998 to 2005. Prior to that he was the Sorenson Family Professor of Organizational Leadership and Strategy. He and Alton Wade co-chaired the newly formed BYU service-learning committee.
Perry wrote L. Tom Perry: An Uncommon Life, Years of Preparation, 1922–1976, a biography about his father Elder L. Tom Perry. This is the first volume of a two-part biography. He also wrote Righteous Influence: What Every Leader Show Know About Drawing on the Powers of Heaven. He also wrote the words to the hymn “As Now We Take the Sacrament,” which is included in the 1985 English Hymns of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Perry is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and presided over the California Roseville Mission from 2005 to 2008. He was president of the BYU 3rd State from 1991 to 1994 and served as a member of the Sunday School general board from 2010 to 2014.
He and his wife, Carolyn, are the parents of six children.