Larry Pereira and his wife have resided in McKinney since 1996. They have three boys – 20, 16, 12 years old. Larry has spent his professional career in Telecom/Technology and Automation-Process-Controls focusing on Marketing and other business functions. Larry owned his own Management Consulting Company and recently joined AT&T Inc. In addition to managing a domestic business, Larry is highly experienced in managing international business. Larry and Kim have stayed actively engaged in all their kids’ activities, including coaching and team Mom/Manager for soccer and lacrosse, and were instrumental in starting St. Gabriel Catholic Church.
Larry recently served as a Board member of McKinney’s Parks and Recreation and chaired the committee in his final year on this Board. He has also served as a board member for the Samaritan Inn and McKinney’s 2010 & 2020 Census Committees. Larry also served as a Board of Trustees on The Science Place (TSP) in Dallas Fair Park and chaired the Development Committee for two terms. Larry was instrumental in evolving TSP and building the new Perot Museum of Nature and Science located in Dallas.
In addition to his undergraduate degree in Business from UTA, Larry has an MBA in Marketing and an MA in International Business Management from UTD via UTD’s Executive Program. Larry also helped UTD create and launch the MA in International Business Program.