Roy M. Perez
Dr. Roy M. Perez is the President and CEO of RMP Strategies, Inc. an advocacy and public relations firm headquartered in Sacramento, CA. Born into the farmworker community in Madera, CA, Dr. Perez was raised in San Jose and served in the Army during the Viet Nam era. He earned an AA from West Valley College, and a BA in Sociology from UC Santa Cruz. He did graduate course work in Education at CSU Sacramento, and earned an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from the California State University Board of Trustees, conferred at CSU San Jose.
As a Special Consultant to State Senate President Pro Tempore, David Roberti, lead lobbyist for the Sacramento Municipal Utilities District, GTE (now Verizon), Pacific Bell (now AT&T) and presently as RMP Strategies, Dr. Perez aptly represents the policy issues of the industries, champions corporate and governmental-philanthropical strategies, procurement, employment and governance opportunities for small businesspersons and community leaders.
Dr. Perez is dedicated to a comprehensive regime of pro bono service as a Director on the Latino Institute for Corporate Inclusion, and Public Policy Advisor to the American GI Forum of California, a Latino veterans organization. He is a member of the California Alliance Group, and Cien Amigos, Inc. In the past, he has served as a Director on the California Utilities Diversity Council, the United Way, California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce, LULAC and El Teatro Campesino. From these groups he has earned “Advocate of the Year”, “Businessman of the Year”, “Business Advocate of the Year”, “Community Service” “True Collaborator”, “Ambassador of the Year”, Impact Leadership and “Lifetime Achievement Awards”.
As a dedicated advocate and champion of peace and respect, with a focus on economic wellness for all people, Dr. Perez continually strives to forge working coalitions between community leaders, elected officials and corporate executives, striving to enhance their strengths by working together, in-common-cause to secure economic health and political relevance.