Director, Information Technology
Alan Perry joined the Georgia Building Authority in July 2006 as the Director of Planning and Special Projects. Perry comes to GBA with over 25 years of IT experience, including 20 years of management and strategic planning experience. At GBA, he is responsible for planning and implementing application integration, system automation, project management and administrative services.
Perry began his state career in 2001 as an IT manager with the Department of Administrative Services (DOAS) where he was responsible for overseeing helpdesk support, application development, infrastructure and network services and project management supporting fleet services, surplus properties, risk management purchasing and administration.
Prior to joining the state, Perry served as IT manager for PRG-Schultz International, a world leader in recovery auditing and profit improvement, where he spearheaded the design and construction of a state of the art server room and offsite disaster recovery facility. As an IBM Certified Systems Administrator and a member of the IBM LUG group, Perry played a key role in system application design and beta testing for IBM Backup and Recovery System software.
Perry holds a business degree from Gordon College and attended both the University of Georgia and the Georgia Institute of Technology.