Meanwhile, and with the enthusiastic support of her father,
Allison was pursuing a degree in theater, leading to life as an actress on both coasts. She loved the theater for its emphasis on creativity, empathy, excellence and mutual support towards a shared goal. And she loved the discipline and rigor she learned while attending Walnut Hill School for the Arts. Though Allison worked hard and realized much success in this world, she began itching for a business platform that would celebrate the values she enjoyed in the theater.
Before 2000, Finley and Allison had never talked about working together. But the time seemed right and so they agreed on a “six-month-either-one-of-us-can-walk-away” experiment. Nearly twenty years later, Allison is now the President and Owner of F.H. Perry Builder.
Finley began what Allison and her team bring to bear each day: A belief that integrity is non-negotiable. A commitment to fairness, elegance, and craftsmanship. A genuine interest in people and a faith in the value that each individual brings.
Over forty years, we have built hundreds of homes and, as a result, have touched the lives of thousands of people. We are so proud to have left a positive mark on the city we love, one that will last and be enjoyed long after any of us is done swinging a hammer.