Mr. Perla, the Founder and Chairman of Guido Perla & Associates, Inc. (GPA), is ultimately responsible for all aspects of business and technical operations and has successfully owned and operated GPA since 1979. He is responsible for the strategic development of the company, and focuses on preliminary and conceptual design work. He works closely with GPA's clients to develop profitable vessel concepts, which meet owner ambitions and industry requirements.
Mr. Perla’s design and engineering experience includes an unequaled range of vessel categories including passenger vessels, casino vessels, work boats, offshore support vessels, fishing vessels, ferries, research vessels, luxury yachts, and floating heliports. Since GPA’s founding, Mr. Perla has continued to establish close work relationships with shipyards worldwide and ensures GPA’s involvement during the construction of each vessel.