Bret Perkins


Bret joined Comcast in 2001 and is currently Vice President of External and Government Affairs for Comcast Corporation. In this role he is responsible for the headquarters’ Government Affairs team in Philadelphia, as well as the Company’s outreach efforts to third-party groups. He managed local government affairs while the Company grew from operating in 2,500 communities to 6,000 communities. His responsibilities have included implementing the company’s regulatory and legislative initiatives at the local level, managing relationships with state and local intergovernmental associations, developing political strategy, and grassroots communications.

Prior to joining Comcast, he served as Vice President of System Services and Assistant to the President at Mercy Health System in Pennsylvania and worked in legislative affairs at Keystone Mercy/AmeriHealth Mercy Health Plan and with the North Philadelphia Health System.

Bret is a member of the Temple University Board of Trustees, is past Board chair for The Committee of Seventy, and is on the boards of Visit Philadelphia, PIDC, New Deal Leaders, The American Council of Young Political Leaders, and the New Leaders Council.

Bret received a Bachelor of Business Administration from Temple University.