Nicholas M. Perkins
Chairman, President, and CEO Perkins Management Services Company and Black Titan Investment Corporation, The Parent Company of Fuddruckers “Worlds Greatest Hamburgers”. This the acquisition made Mr. Perkins, the first African American to own a National Hamburger Franchise System. Mr. Perkins was born in Fayetteville, NC and raised by his single mother with assistance from his maternal grandmother. Mr. Perkins’ solid upbringing and desire to become an entrepreneur inspired him to deftly exact impactful goals with demonstrated excellence. To that end, Mr. Perkins has committed himself to economic development and creation of job opportunities within under resourced communities.
Mr. Perkins founded the Perkins Management Company in 2005, specializing in the provision of contract food service management. Perkins Management Services Company is now a multi-million-dollar enterprise with multiple business platforms serving a diverse portfolio of clients that include colleges and universities, hospitals, and the US Department of Defense. In his roles as Chairman, President, and CEO, Mr. Perkins has successfully honored his forefathers by building a company premised on a solid financial foundation with a core leadership team possessing strong business acumen and ethics.
Mr. Perkins is a 1999 graduate of E. E. Smith Sr. High School and a 2003 graduate of Fayetteville State University. In 2013, Mr. Perkins received his MBA from Howard University. Mr. Perkins’ driven goals and demonstrated excellence earned him the Prominent Alumnus award from the Howard University School of Business. Mr. Perkins is also a Life Member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity Inc.
Mr. Perkins is widely recognized and depended upon as a distinguished leader and progress agent in many communities. Mr. Perkins has served on numerous boards. Former Governor Pat McCrory appointed Mr. Perkins in 2014 to serve as member of the Governor’s Advisory Council for Small and Historically Underutilized Businesses, which is responsible for expanding state contracting opportunities for women or minority owned small businesses. In 2015, Mr. Perkins was appointed as a Trustee for the Board of the National Urban League and stands as its youngest trustee in service. Mr. Perkins also serves on the School of Business Deans Advisory Board for Fayetteville State University School of Business.
As a leader within the community, Mr. Perkins wisely understands the need for advocacy and activism. Mr. Perkins is proactively committed to being an example to young leaders with entrepreneurial desires. Additionally, Mr. Perkins is a major financial supporter of his own alma maters as well as the colleges and universities where he is honored to partner and provide his company’s stellar services. Mr. Perkins’ commitment to professional and civic excellence results in his being a respected leader in the communities he proudly serves. Mr. Nicholas M. Perkins is committed to excellence with each undertaking.
2016 School of Business and Economics, Fayetteville State University
Courses: Entrepreneurial Thinking and Creativity
2019-Present Professor of Entrepreneurship Howard University
2017 Howard University
2017 Fayetteville State University
2018 Benedict Colleges