In October 2018, the Kennedy Center’s Alumni Achievement Award winner William “Bill” O. Perry IV presented a lecture, “Trump’s Trade Wars: How Tariffs Are Taxing Our Domestic Markets.” Perry works at Perry Homes and is vice president of the Utah Property Rights Coalition, a nonprofit advocacy group. He has previously worked as a corporate attorney at Dechert LLP in Pennsylvania, served under Utah governor Jon Huntsman as a member of the Utah Land Use and Eminent Domain Advisory Board, served on the Utah Commission on Civic and Character Education, and worked as a real estate commissioner. After receiving a BA in international relations, Perry graduated cum laude with a JD from BYU. As busy as he is, Perry has not forgotten his alma mater and works as an adjunct faculty member for the Kennedy Center teaching a course on the United Nations. He and his wife, Kacey, are the parents of four children.