Gary J. Pernice
Gary Pernice is Executive Manager of Commercial Funding for Platinum Business
Group, Ltd. Gary received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Oral Roberts University
of Tulsa, Oklahoma where he graduated Dean’s List and magna cum laude in 1981, and
his Juris Doctorate Degree from Pepperdine University School of Law in Malibu, California
in 1984. Gary and his wife have been married since 1985 and are members of Roswell
Street Baptist Church in Marietta, Georgia.
Gary is a renowned public speaker addressing business and church organizations
on a variety of topics from business and planning to finance and capital needs.
Gary also gives a riveting testimony on how he survived cancer with extreme odds
that later catapulted him to the halls of the White House, presidential palaces,
major hospital boards, and a number of Hollywood settings. Gary has appeared on
numerous local, state, regional and national television and radio programs, published
a number of articles on mortgage finance, and his testimony of his climb back from
catastrophic illness and personal failures in business and family.
Gary has 26 years of business, mortgage funding, legal, and real estate experience.
Having participated in over 200 real estate closings and hundreds of commercial
and residential mortgage transactions, Gary brings a wide range of skills and personal
relationships to Platinum.
Gary served as National Legal Counsel to the National Charity Awards, a nonprofit
organization closely affiliated to the White House. As national legal counsel from
1989 to 1993, Gary had the duty and privilege of meeting with world leaders, former
and current US Presidents, US Senators, Congressmen, and US Supreme Court Judges.
His work with numerous Governors and state officials across the country, as well
as a host of Hollywood’s elite, renowned sport figures, and other notables bringing
awareness to the President’s favorite charities. Gary is Chairman of the CBMC Atlanta
Metro Area Leadership Team since March 2010, representing the Christian Businessmen’s
Connection to businessmen and women of Georgia, and co-founder of the Austell Fellowship
Luncheon (AFL), an outreach of The CBMC that features business leaders presenting
inspirational testimonies of their spiritual walk with Jesus Christ and the impact
of their faith in business. The AFL meets every first and third Tuesday at high
noon at The Golden Corral Restaurant on Austell Road in Marietta/Austell, Georgia.
You may learn more about the AFL at http://austellfellowship.org/.