ADA Chair of the Board 2008
R. Stewart Perry grew up in Lexington, KY graduating from Tates Creek High School and attended the University of Kentucky. Since 1982 he has been the co-owner of Perry & Perry State Farm Insurance. He is also a very successful Diabetes Advocate and Consultant on Government Relations and affairs, working primarily in states affairs.
Stewart is very involved in many community activities. He is President of The Rolex Kentucky 3-Day-Event Board, Secretary of the National Diabetes Volunteer Leadership Council, Former Chairman of the UK Wesley Foundation, Past President of the Cumberland Hill Neighborhood Association, Past President of the Cumberland Hill Pool and Recreation Center, Past President of the Bluegrass Association of Life Underwriters, Past Chairman of the Lexington Fayette Urban County Parks Board, Past President of Southeastern Babe Ruth Baseball, President of The Rolex Kentucky 3-Day-Event Board, Past Chairman of the Lexington Christian Academy Baseball Boosters, and Past Chairman of the Chamber of Commerce’s Local Government Committee.
Stewart was a coach and treasurer of Southeastern Bambino Baseball and has served on the board of such organizations as; UK Children’s Miracle Network, Better Business Bureau, The Lexington Forum, Lexington Area Sports Authority, American Diabetes Association Southern Region Board of Directors and served on the National Board of Directors of the American Diabetes Association and was the Chair of the Board in 2008.
He is a member of the, the Lexington Lion’s Club, Southern Hills Methodist Church, and is a Life Member of the UK Alumni Association. Stewart is a volunteer for many other committees and task forces benefiting worthy causes.