Jerry has 45 years’ experience in marketing and operations for Convenience Stores and Restaurants. From 1972 to 2018; he has owned and operated 2 Deli’s in West Palm Beach Florida. Worked for 5 Convenience store companies in multiple operations and marketing roles; 7-Eleven, National Convenience Stores, Crown Central Petroleum, Mapco, and Rutter’s. Worked for Marriott in their Host division where, as director of F&B, he operated several different restaurants and bars as well as QSR brands; Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, KFC, Mrs. Fields Cookies, TCBY, & Nathan’s. Has completed the R&D of 5 different proprietary food service programs for 4 different Convenience store companies as well as his own Deli’s, including opening and operating.
He was in the USAF from 1966 – 1970 working on Minuteman Missiles, and honorably discharged attaining the rank of Staff Sergeant.
Jerry has been married to wife Bonnie for 49 years and have 3 children; Stacy, Melanie, & David. We have 5 grandchildren; Tyler 20, Matthew 18, William 16, Trevor 14, and Adrian 7.