Tony Perpignano

Tony Perpignano


Steelhead Whisperer, Yankee Fanatic, Despiser of Pineapple Pizza, Paisley Admirer

With more than 30 years of experience in principal management, architectural design, administration, and planning, Anthony has the expertise on project types of all scales and sizes. He’s had a hand in designing many of CWG’s signature structures, but he particularly enjoys designing public schools. Anthony has a passion for community service and is an active member of Rotary Club and the Helena Chamber of Commerce.

Q & A with Tony Perpignano

Favorite part of your job?

Working with creative people to solve difficult problems.

Where do you get your design inspiration?

Pretty eclectic mix, the architecture of Antoine Predock, the writing of Aldo Rossi, the music, art and poetry of Steven Kilbey.

Biggest challenge of your job?

Every day there are new challenges, so it is just about staying flexible.

What was your first job?

Pushing shopping carts at a grocery store. I always return my carts to the store.

What do you do in your spare time?

Fly fish mostly, but I like to spend time with my family, off road riding, camping, mountain biking, traveling, etc.