Rick Perkins is a Canadian politician who currently serves as a Member of Parliament. He was born on November 4, 1961. Perkins obtained his MBA from the Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary’s University. He began his career in politics as a staff member for the Canadian Conservative Minister, the Honourable Barbara McDougall, during Prime Minister Brian Mulroney’s government. After the 1993 federal election, Perkins worked for financial services companies CIBC and Newcourt Credit Group before co-founding the investor relations firm Genoa Management. Later, he transitioned into the role of a retail executive and business strategist. One of his notable accomplishments was orchestrating the hostile takeover of Liquor Stores North America, the largest publicly traded retailer of beverage alcohol in North America. Perkins served on the Board of Directors and senior management of the company.
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