Jerome comes to GCSA after working for more than five years as a Business Manager for Rainbow House, a children’s shelter located in Jonesboro. During his tenure at Rainbow House, he oversaw the organization’s finances and managed building staff, payroll, human resources, the building itself and several grants.
Jerome is originally from Ohio and moved to Atlanta in 1977, where he was hired by the Federal Home Loan Bank of Atlanta. Jerome first managed the company’s annual operating budget. By the time he retired from the company after 25 years, Jerome became a bank officer, managing not only the annual operating budget, but also the general ledger operating system and handled month and year-end closing. In addition, he provided financial reports for the senior management and board of directors.
Prior to arriving in Atlanta, Jerome worked for 10 years with the Cincinnati Public Schools, managing the operating budget and the general ledger operating system. He also organized local school PTAs and aided them with the passage of local tax levies.
Jerome majored in accounting and graduated with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration from the University of Cincinnati.