Richard Perez joined TURN as Chief Financial Officer in January 2008. Perez is responsible for managing both day-to-day office functions and overseeing TURN’s finances. Perez is not afraid of a challenge – he began by taking on the formidable task of organizing a TURN office clean-up day.
A native New Yorker, Perez comes to TURN with vast experience in financial and office management. He was previously COO at an internet start-up that processes online donations for nonprofit organizations . Before that he was Manager of Finance and Operations for Larkin Street Youth Services, an agency that serves homeless youth in San Francisco. In his spare time, Perez serves as Treasurer for LGBT Wednesday Night Community League, a LGBT bowling league. He holds a BS in Accounting from the University of Phoenix.