Jose Perez

Born in Cuba.  His parents sent him to live with grandparents in Key West, FL at the age of 12 to escape Castro.  He moved to Peachtree Corners in 1983 from Miami to work in the newly formed BellSouth Corp.  Married to Yolanda, they are parents to Anabel, David, and Daniel, all Norcross High School Graduates.  He is retired from Bellsouth / AT&T, and more recently as President of Target Market Trends, Inc. a business consulting firm he ran for 12 years. Jose has an M.A. Economics, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, Florida, and has practiced his profession for a lifetime.


  • Board Member of REACH Georgia
  • Commissioner – State Charter School Commission (SCSC of Georgia)
  • Member Georgia Gwinnett College Board of Trustees (GGC)
  • Adjunct professor of economics at GGC
  • Past Member GA Board of Ed.7th District