Henry Perkins, Private Sector Program Lead

hperkins@mobilebaynep.com / 251-431-6455

Henry is the Private Sector Program Lead for the Mobile Bay National Estuary Program. He oversees the Business Resources Committee, where he manages the MBNEP’s vital relationships with the business community. Part of his role includes launching programs which foster sound economic development and build environmental resilience.

He is a 2014 graduate of the University of Alabama, where he studied Community Organization, and a 2017 graduate of the University of South Alabama, where he was awarded a Master’s in Business Administration. He has worked for various start-ups and non-profits, focusing on new business creation by connecting people to the resources they need for success. He also gets his hands dirty, working with Mobile Urban Growers to establish community gardens all around Mobile.

Henry and his wife Wendi are native Mobilians and are raising their daughter Violet to have the same love for the city and coast that they share.