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Mike Perry has been a key leader in the West Virginia business, education, and health communities throughout his long career. He helped guide Key Centurion Bancshares, West Virginia's first billion dollar banking organization, through a number of transitions in its growth toward becoming Banc One West Virginia Corporation, later becoming Bank One, West Virginia, NA, for which he was Chairman and CEO.

Mr. Perry graduated from Marshall University in 1958 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree and also from the West Virginia University College of Law in 1961 (1st in his class and Order of the Coif) He currently serves on the boards of Advantage Valley, Co-Chairman; Arch Coal, Inc.; Champion Industries; CORBIN, Ltd.; DARCO International; Discover the Real West Virginia Foundation; HADCO; Logan Corporation; Mission WV; Marshall University Foundation, Inc.; Marshall University Board of Governors; WV ROUNDTABLE and numerous other business, civic and charitable organizations.

Mike and his wife, Henriella Perry, are co-founders of the Heritage Farm Museum and Village, which consists of more than 16 reconstructed log and other buildings dedicated to West Virginia's Appalachian Ancestors and educating others about their ingenuous and creative way of life.