He has also served on the Boards of an Educational Foundation, Community Youth Assistance, and Henry Ford Hospital. Berry currently serves on the Board of Trustees for a nine figure Charitable Foundation. He also volunteers with a community group that provides wheelchair ramps to those in need. He attends Kirk in the Hills Presbyterian Church, where he’s taught Sunday School, ushered, and served on its Board of Trustees. Because of his special fondness for nonprofits and based upon availability those services are offered pro bono (free) or travel allowance only.
Over the years, he’s provided consulting services to over 40 businesses even while simultaneously establishing a retail franchise system that operated 30 units in five States. Additionally, he’s served as Headmaster of a State-Licensed Private Vocational School, and as a licensed real estate agent he has participated in over 30 commercial transactions.
As an entrepreneur, Berry demonstrated a strategic style of management by building a multi-million-dollar brick-and-mortar business. In 1995, his business expanded to the clicks of the Internet, causing him to adjust his marketing skills to where they soon proved exceptionally well-suited to the new and radically different online arena. He operated several remarkable brands, including Flower Delivery Express, a $750 MILLION world-class business servicing millions of customers in over 130 countries. After a 40-year career, he divested himself of all business interests in 2016 and retired to follow other interests.
He has held memberships in: The Detroit Economic Club, Adcraft Club of Detroit, Rotary International, Optimists International, NAACP, Shriners International, Wabeek Country Club, Detroit Athletic Club, Detroit Gun Club, NRA, and is a Freemason. He’s a graduate of Oakland Technical Center, having completed their Floriculture & Agriscience Program. A dog lover, he enjoys fishing, and is constantly humbled by his golf game. He and his wife Mia have four sons and have been married for 30 years.