Perry Safran worked as a transportation construction project manager for 10 years, both locally and internationally, before beginning his law practice in 1981.
In his law practice, Safran continues to shape the course of the construction industry in North Carolina. He also lectures and publishes nationally on a variety of construction industry issues. He is a registered arbitrator with the American Arbitrator Association and a dedicated proponent of the dispute resolution process.
Safran has also served as a member of Raleigh's City Council and has taught courses at both North Carolina State University and the Campbell University School of Law. He is the current president of the North Carolina State University Alumni Association and is also a long-standing member of the Centennial Authority, where he is credited with playing a key role in the construction and continued maintenance of PNC Arena.
A native of Raleigh, Safran earned his undergraduate degree from North Carolina State University, his Master in Business Administration from Wake Forest University and his law degree from Campbell University School of Law.
His term on the N.C. Turnpike Authority Board of Directors runs from 2013 to 2017.