Antonio Perez, MBALinkedIn Profile

Tony Perez is a seasoned senior financial executive with over 30 years of business experience in small and multinational mid-size firms with a heavy finance concentration in the areas of accounting, auditing, financial analysis and management, process improvement, and business systems integration with particular expertise in start ups in Latin and Central America. Mr. Perez spent six years as the Corporate Controller for Leading Edge Logistics, an international third party logistics firm based in Broomall, Pennsylvania and helped double the size of the company through organic growth as well as acquisitions including expansion into Mexico and the Caribbean.  Prior to joining Leading Edge Logistics Mr. Perez worked for Seton Company, based in Norristown, Pennsylvania, a multinational leather company serving the auto industry worldwide. During his six years Mr. Perez developed and implemented an international audit function, serving as its first Manager of Internal Audit as well as a shared services organization in Costa Rica serving as its Interim General Manager offering diverse accounting services in multicultural environments.  Prior to joining Seton, Mr. Perez worked as VP of Finance for Harriett’s Oil Services, a small family owned company based in Medford, New Jersey specializing in the heating and air-conditioning business.  From 1981 to 1999, Mr. Perez worked for FMC Corporation a $4 Billion multinational agricultural chemical company based in Philadelphia Pennsylvania.  These were the formative years as Mr. Perez was involved with all aspects of Accounting, Business and Financial Analysis, Budgeting and Strategic Planning, Communications, Automated Systems Development, Process Improvement and Management and Staff Development.  Mr. Perez earned a BA in Management from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a MBA in Finance from St. Joseph’s University.  He is bilingual in English and Spanish.