Guillermo Perales has become known as one of the largest restaurant franchise owners in the United States of America. He has the drive, determination, and skill to operate more than 400 restaurants successfully across four states as the President and Chief Executive Officer for Sun Holdings, Inc. He has been publicly recognized for his work in the restaurant industry, as well as his overall leadership within his community. In 2014 alone, he was awarded the Empire Builder Award from the Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Multi Unit Franchisee Magazine ranked him seventh Multi Unit Brand, and the Dallas Business Journal ranked him first Largest North Texas Hispanic Owned Business and Largest North Texas Minority Owned Business. He is currently a member of numerous prestigious organizations including the Southwestern Medical Foundation, Greenhill School Board, National Franchise Association, International Hispanic Franchise Association, and the National Association Management Group. Since his immigration to the United States, Guillermo has become of the most recognized franchise operators in the country. Since 1997, he has produced an annual growth rate of 50 percent for his company and quickly turned himself into the largest Latino franchise owner in the United States.
In an industry that is difficult to find success, Guillermo Perales continues to build on his already successful career as a restaurant entrepreneur. Through an immense amount of hard work and determination, he built Sun Holdings, Inc from the ground up starting with only a single Golden Corral restaurant. Since its founding, not only has Sun Holdings, Inc become immensely successful, but it has given Guillermo Perales the ability to be a leader for his community. He cares deeply about the education opportunities that children have, and his success has opened the door to the philanthropic realm. He is well known as a Latino Leader for his community and Hispanic people all around the country. In 2013, Sun Holdings was listed 8th on the 200 ranking of largest restaurant franchisees published by Franchise Time.