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Alumnus Luis Max Perez now oversees his own technology management company, M&P – Consortium Consulting Services LLC, which he credits in part to his experiences at Berkeley College.
Graduate from Ecuador Succeeds in Technology Management Career
Luis Max Perez was 14 years old when he and his 13-year-old brother left Ecuador to join their family in Union City, NJ. While adjusting to a new language and neighborhood was challenging, Mr. Perez’s parents encouraged him to seize every opportunity the United States had to offer for a better future. “My parents didn’t say you have to go to college to be successful, but they told my siblings and me that we could succeed at whatever we wanted to do as long as we put our minds to it,” Mr. Perez said.
Currently a resident of Livingston, NJ, Mr. Perez graduated from Berkeley College in 2004 with an A.A.S. and a B.S. in Business Administration – Management. He also earned an Executive Master’s degree from Stevens Institute of Technology in 2006, and a Certificate in Strategic Project Management from Villanova University in 2008.
Currently, Mr. Perez oversees his own technology management company, M&P – Consortium Consulting Services LLC. “My experiences allowed me to concentrate on building a successful technology management career,” Mr. Perez said. He also teaches Management and Marketing courses at Passaic County Community College. He previously served as President of the Berkeley College Alumni Association, as well as Director of the New Jersey Chapter of Latinos in Information Sciences and Technology Association, dedicated to providing Latinos with technology tutoring.