Born in Brooklyn, New York Jerry grew up in Norwalk, Connecticut and graduated from Villanova University with a BS in Business, Operations, and Research. For many years he worked for Becton Dickinson and Co., a multinational medical supply, device, and analytical equipment manufacturer located in northern New Jersey. There he was a Director of Process Improvement for more than 25 years.
Jerry has resided in the Lowcountry for more than five years. He and his wife, Elaine, have been married for 50 years and have two grown sons and four grandchildren who live in Georgia and Pennsylvania.
When he lived in New Jersey, Jerry was a Family Promise volunteer for more than 15 years. He currently is the Support Congregation Co-coordinator for St. Andrews by the Sea United Methodist Church in Bluffton. He is also a Family Promise staff member and serves as the Congregation Relations Coordinator and is one of two drivers for the program.
Moving to the Lowcountry after retirement provided an opportunity for Jerry to continue his work with Family Promise and continue to serve children and families in need.