Margaret Perryman grew up in Montana, graduating from Hardin High School and Carroll College in Helena, MT. She has a Masters Degree in Business Administration from University of St Thomas in St. Paul, MN. She served as CEO of Gillette Children’s Hospital in St Paul, MN for 27 years and has extensive experience serving on the boards of non-profits including organizations whose missions were child health advocacy, environmental education, child health delivery, and higher education. She retired in 2014 and now lives in Bozeman, MT and is very happy to have returned to the mountain west. Although not a dancer, she considers herself to be an enthusiastic fan of dance and enjoys serving on the board of Montana Ballet Company.