Associate Executive Director
475 Riverside Drive
New York, NY 10115-0049
Perry Hopper serves as the associate executive director and director of denominational relations of MMBB. He joined MMBB’s staff in 1987 and is responsible for coordinating special programs that support MMBB’s mission. Perry works in various capacities to best serve existing members, to reach prospective members, and to maintain solid relationships between MMBB and its affiliates.
Perry also serves as an associate national secretary of the American Baptist Churches USA. His pastoral experience includes serving churches in Boston, New York City and Philadelphia. In 2002, he was inducted into the Martin Luther King, Jr. International Board of Preachers at Morehouse College in Atlanta. His education includes a B.A. in political science (with a minor in business administration) from the University of Washington and an MBA from Penn State University. Perry also holds a Master of Divinity degree from the Harvard University Divinity School and a Doctor of Ministry degree as a Samuel DeWitt Proctor Fellow at the United Theological Seminary of Dayton, Ohio. Perry currently serves as treasurer of the Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty which is based in Washington, D.C. Prior volunteer experiences include service as a Board member of The Interchurch Center, American Baptist Interim Ministries and the American Baptist Churches Ministerial Leadership Commission.