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Nic Perkin

Perkin Industries, LLC/Hispanicize Media Group
Chairman and the CEO/Investor/Board Member

Nicolas R. Perkin is the Chairman and the CEO of Perkin Industries, LLC and shareholder and board member of Hispanicize Media Group.

Formerly, he was the Co-Founder and Co-CEO of Spear Point Buyout Group. Prior he was Co-Founder and President of The Receivables Exchange, the first and largest electronic marketplace for the trading of commercial receivables. 

Prior to founding The Receivables Exchange, Mr. Perkin was part of the leadership team that built and ultimately sold Massive Incorporated to Microsoft Corporation in May 2006. Earlier in his career Mr. Perkin worked in investment banking and mergers and acquisitions for Veronis Suhler & Associates, at the time, the premier media M&A advisory practice. He has worked in various positions in financial technology, specifically in technology for order management and risk management for fixed income, as well as for numerous media companies, specifically around the acquisition and assimilation of operating assets.

Mr. Perkin holds a Master of Science in Finance from the London Business School and a Bachelor of Arts from Tulane University. He served as the appointed (and ratified by the state legislature) Vice Chairman of the Louisiana Innovation Council, which is a think tank to analyze and address the future of innovation in the State of Louisiana, and now serves as a member of the council. Mr. Perkin also serves on the Board of Directors for the Youth Rescue Initiative, a non-profit organization that aims to teach at-risk children in the Greater New Orleans area how to overcome challenges, create opportunity and achieve success. He is also a member of the New York Weill Cornell Council (NYWCC) which serves to support patient care, medical research, and education at New York Weill Cornell Medical Center. Mr. Perkin serves on the The Louisiana Technology Council, The Pennington Biomedical Research Center and as a member The New Orleans Business Alliance Leadership Council. Most recently, Mr. Perkin joined the New Orleans Advisory Board of the Posse Foundation.