Anthony D. Perkins
of the Seventy
Elder Anthony D. Perkins was called to serve as a member of the First Quorum of the Seventy of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in April 2006. He was serving as president of the Taiwan Taipei Mission when he received his call to the Seventy. He served for five years in the Asia Area Presidency, with three years as president. He is now serving at Church headquarters.
Elder Perkins earned a MBA and a master’s in Asian studies from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania after completing undergraduate studies in finance at BYU. Prior to his call as mission president, Elder Perkins worked 15 years for the international management consulting firm McKinsey & Company, the last eight years as a senior partner in Beijing, China.
Elder Perkins has served in a number of Church callings, including full-time missionary in the Taiwan Taipei Mission, district presidency member, branch president, ward clerk, elders quorum president, and teacher of Gospel Doctrine and seminary.
Elder Perkins and his wife, Christine Dee Abbott Perkins, are the parents of six children and have two grandchildren.