Franchise Owner Bios
Jim Perrine, owner of Phoenix and Southern Arizona
Jim Perrine enjoyed a 30 year career path in the radio broadcasting industry taking him from salesperson to General Manager and ultimately into ownership. His path also gave him the experience in market sizes ranging from 32 to top 5. The experience was punctuated with a vibrant sales training aptitude which played well into his current endeavor. As a sales trainer who's philosophy of customer focus and relationship development as the sales template for his sales teams to become successful, it also contributed to the criteria necessary to make a business relationship building endeavor to be forged and successful. Evidenced by The Lovitt & Touche Business Clubs America that continues to grow its membership and thus relationships for greater member depth in the business community, it began in second quarter of 2006 and announced itself to the business community at large with the signature event of a breakfast with a nationally renown key note speaker in October 2006. It was to be the bench mark of hospitality that would be the catalyst for member growth held exclusively by each member in their field of endeavor. Shortly thereafter, the Tucson market was going into development and enjoyed a successful kick off in June of 2007. The operating company for this business to business organization is Southwest Partnership Development, LLC a name conducive to the core competency of the organization and Jim is the President and CEO. Future market development plans call for Albuquerque, Houston and San Antonio.
Penn Shore, part owner of The Triangle, North Carolina
Owner & President of the Northwestern Mutual Financial Network Breakfast Club of the Triangle. Former Alumni Advisor for the SAE Fraternity at N.C. State University, 2004-2007. Immediate Past President of the Rotary Club of the Capital City, and Former Head of the Board of Advisors for the Entrepreneurship Education Initiative at the School of Management at N.C. State University in Raleigh, NC. I live in Raleigh with my wife Beth and have two sons, Toler, 20 and Campbell, 15.
Billy Packer, part owner of The Triangle, North Carolina
Billy Packer is a sportscaster for CBS Sports and a published author. For more than three decades, Packer has served as a color commentator on network television broadcasts of college basketball. He has covered every NCAA Men's Division I Basketball Championship, including the Final Four, since 1974. His broadcast teammates have been Curt Gowdy, Dick Enberg, Al McGuire, Gary Bender, Brent Musburger, (since 1991) Jim Nantz, Verne Lundquist. Tim Brant. & Mel Proctor.
Billy is part owner of the BCA Triangle franchise and has been part of the BCA National Speaker's Bureau since 2000.Back to Top
Business Clubs America (BCA) is a national business development organization that focuses on building relationships, increasing sales, and promoting member businesses within each locally managed market. Hosting multiple events both large and small, providing warm referrals, and facilitating face to face introductions differentiates BCA from other typical networking associations.