Jerry is currently pursuing his MBA at Yale School of Management (SOM). Before enrolling at SOM, he was the Director of Talent at a charter school network in his hometown of Chicago. He was responsible for recruitment and hiring; administering benefits and HR policies; and designing and implementing performance management systems. Prior to this role, he was an educational consultant at Insight Education Group and TNTP. He has also worked on staff at Teach For America. Jerry's career began as a high school science teacher in Baltimore. He earned a master's degree in education from Johns Hopkins and a bachelor's degree in chemical and biological engineering from Northwestern.