Perry McNeese is a Montana native who grew up in Laurel and Havre, but graduated from West High School in Billings. Most of his more than 40 years in grocery management has been in Montana with SuperValu, Buttrey Food and Drug, County Market, and Albertsons. Most recently, he managed Good Earth Market for eight years. He became involved with YBGR when his daughter was a student at and graduated from Yellowstone Academy after five years of service. He enjoys home improvement projects and outdoor recreation.