Perrie has been the president and owner of Hammer’s Autoworks since 1988. He received a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management with minors in Electronics & Drafting from Southwest Missouri State University, and has past experience as an Industrial Engineer. Perrie is on the Alumni Board of Directors for Society of Collision Repair Specialists, I-Car Platinum Certified, and is a past president of MOKAN Chapter of International Materials Management Society. Perrie serves on the Board of Directors for Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield and is an active member of Ridgecrest Baptist Church. Perrie and his wife have one daughter and two grandsons.