Perry Hand named SBCC Enterprise Person of Year
Perry A. Hand of Volkert & Associates Inc. was named 2019 Walton M. Vines Free Enterprise Person of the Year by the South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce. Nominations for this prestigious award are accepted from the chamber’s membership up to three months prior to the announcement event.
Perry is currently the Chairman of the Board of Volkert, Inc, one of the nation’s leading infrastructure engineering and design firms. He has been with Volkert since 1993. He previously served Volkert as President, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Marketing Officer.
For more than forty years the South Baldwin Chamber of Commerce has celebrated the spirit of the Free Enterprise system.
Part of the criteria for the award requires the recipient to be active in promoting the principles of the free enterprise system, be active in and a major factor in the success of their business, be active in civic affairs and be committed to helping this community grow and prosper.
Hand has been instrumental and influential in representing Baldwin County in his professional, political and personal life and is a dedicated servant to both his profession and the public through his leadership in his business.
He has demonstrated a commitment to the future of alternative delivery and asset management in the design, improvement, and maintenance of our nation’s infrastructure.
Pictured: Denson Freeman (2018 Winner) presents the Free Enterprise Person of the Year award to Perry Hand.