Support & Recognitions


Endorsed by the following: First Coast Manufacturing Association, Florida Retail Federation, Gator Fire Council, Fraternal Order of Police, Florida Realtors PAC, Florida Medical Association PAC, BANCF, ABC Florida Gulf Coast Chapter, Florida Chamber of Commerce, NFIB FL PAC, Florida Alliance for Arts Education, ASLA Florida, Florida Bicycle Association, PACE Believing In Girls, The Able Trust, and Associated Industries of Florida.



Florida Chamber of Commerce 2021 Honor Roll Award

Champion of Economic Freedom Award from Americans For Prosperity

2021 Distinguished Advocate Award from Florida Chamber of Commerce

Conservative Excellence Award from The American Conservative Union Foundation

Legislator of the Year Award from Florida Network of Youth and Family Services


Champion of Economic Freedom Award from Americans For Prosperity


2018 Believing in Girls Award from PACE

2018 Elected Official Champion Award from the Florida Bicycle Association


Florida Chamber’s Distinguished Advocate Award

Passed legislation that would shield injured workers’ private personal information from trial lawyers in workers’ comp cases.

Champion for Business Award from Associated Industries of Florida

Champion for Agriculture Award from the Florida Farm Bureau

Believing in Girls Award from the Peace Center for Girls, Alachua

Friend of the Sheriff Award from the Florida Sheriffs Association

In appreciation for supporting drug control legislation to address Florida’s heroin/Fentanyl epidemic. During the last day of session, Senator Perry decided to vote in approving the motion to recede from a problematic amendment that would have caused HB 477 to fail. Sheriffs appreciate your dedication to ensuring this important bill passed during the 2017 session.


Elected Official Leadership Award from the The Florida Alliance for Arts Education

The Florida Alliance for Arts Education recognizes leaders who work in various capacities to ensure that arts education is available in all Florida schools and communities and that arts education is of the highest quality. Leadership in the areas of education, administration, and community are recognized.


Public Leader of the Year from the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce

For Outstanding Leadership

Community Award from Meridian

For continuing to support Meridian’s Commitment to Hope, Recovery, and Wellness


Community Partner Award from CDS Family & Behavioral Health Services, Inc.


Honorary Guardian Ad Litem from Florida Guardian Ad Litem

Associate of the Year from the Builders Association of North Central Florida


Defender of Liberty from American Conservative Union


Defender of Liberty from American Conservative Union

Legislator of the Year from Able Trust



  • North Central Florida Builders Association, member
  • Florida Roofing and Sheet Metal Association, member
  • Gainesville Chamber of Commerce, past board member
  • Boys and Girls Club, past board member
  • Salvation Army
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Florida First Housing Board of Directors
  • Gainesville Quarterback Club

Other Accomplishments

  • A+ on the Foundation for Florida's Future Education Report Card
  • Active with Women's Club for over 20 Years
  • 2017 Keynote Speaker, North Marion High School Baccalaureate
  • 2015 Commencement Speaker, Saint Leo University
  • 2015 Commencement Speaker, Santa Fe College - Institute of Public Safety BRC Class 129
  • The Cotton Club Museum and Cultural Center recognizes Keith Perry’s Vision, Commitment, and Leadership - April 24, 2008
  • Cofounder, House of Hope
  • Past President, House of Hope
  • Legislative Honor Roll, Florida Chamber of Commerce Affiliations