Jerry started as a teacher of electricity and electronics at Bremen High School in Midlothian after graduating from Illinois State. In 1964 he obtained a graduate teaching position at Bradley University, teaching electricity and electronics, while working toward his master’s degree. He graduated from Bradley University in 1965 and joined Caterpillar. There he worked in various management positions in training, manufacturing, technical operations, human resources, and service development for 36 years before retiring. He is also a College of Applied Science and Technology Hall of Fame inductee.
Jerry enjoyed his time on campus as a student participating in Gamma Phi Circus, the industrial arts club and as a member of Iota Lambda Sigma.
He currently serves on the Alumni Association board of directors' board development and Redbird Prime committees. He can be reached at email@example.com.