Jerry has over 15 years of maintenance management experience across Food Manufacturing and Transportation Industries. While optimizing preventative maintenance programs, Jerry has driven cost savings initiatives and reliability improvement strategies resulting in improved operational efficiency and refined value-added activities. Jerry joined Urban Farmer in March of 2022.
Prior to Urban Farmer, Jerry was with Nestle, where he served as a Maintenance Manager implementing cost savings initiatives using TPM/PM as a multi-disciplined approach. Accustomed to driving operational efficiency, as well as implementing and enhancing spending curtailments, Jerry reduced equipment downtime while sustaining high-performance operations.
Jerry also worked for Metra Railway, BNSF Railway and Kraft Foods. Additionally, Jerry also served in the United States Army Reserves as a Battalion Supply NCO. Jerry has both, a BA and MBA in Business Administration with an emphasis in Operations Management from American InterContinental University in Hoffman Estates, IL in addition to CARO certification thru RETA. Jerry enjoys reading, fishing, and traveling in his free time.