Meet the Board Monday: Tom Pertuit, Class of 1964
Tom Pertuit was born in Baton Rouge in 1946 where he grew up on France Street. He graduated from Baton Rouge High School in 1964 and then went on to earn a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering at LSU. Currently, he is the CEO for National Water Infrastructure, LLC. He is a member and past president of the Gonzales Rotary Club. He is married to Linda and has two children, Paige and Drew.
BRHSF: Did you have a favorite teacher, club, sport or experience that made a long-term impact on you at BRHS?
TP: My favorite teacher was Mrs. Tinsley.
BRHSF: What made you decide to join the BRHSF Board?
TP: I routinely attended functions for BRHS, got to renew acquaintances with several existing board members. I felt honored when asked.
BRHSF: Why is the Foundation’s mission of philanthropic support for BRHS important to you and to the community?
TP: I had a great high school experience at BRHS. I am grateful to be a part of taking that experience into the future.
BRHSF: As a Board member do you have any personal goals for your service?
TP: Membership development. I feel that it is important to inspire graduates at an earlier time in their career to become involved.
BRHSF: What do you see as your most important role as a Board member
TP: Participation – Support of the objectives of the Board
Fun Fact! I like to go Fly Fishing.