Jerry has been involved in farming activities his whole life, from raising cattle to planting and harvesting crops. His farming heritage goes back at least 5 generations, and he has a deep love for the land and animals. He currently owns and operates a family farm of 570 acres raising beef cattle and hay (Lazy J Land and Cattle). He really enjoys spending time in the outdoors hunting and fishing.
Jerry has been married since 1985 and has 2 children and one grand-daughter. He is an Elder in his church (Life Church of Rome) and loves serving in his church.
Being involved in agricultural organizations is an important aspect of being in this industry. He is currently a member of the following organizations:
- National Cattlemen’s Association
- Georgia Cattlemen’s Association – past Vice President and President of the Floyd County chapter.
- Georgia Farm Bureau – past Vice President and President of the Floyd County Farm Bureau and currently serves on the Board of Directors. He has served on many committees at the state level also with the GFB and been selected to represent GFB in Washington, DC in meeting with the state representatives.
- Farm Service Agency county committee – This is a ballot elected position by farmers across the county. He is currently the Vice President of this committee.
His education consists of an Associate in Agri-Business and in Agri-Science from ABAC and a B.S. in Business Administration from Shorter University. He enjoys continuing his education by attending various classes throughout the year to keep up with land and agricultural activities.
He worked for Georgia Power company for 27 years. The biggest part of his career there was spent in Customer Service. The years at GPC created a strong sense of customer service in him and he strives to make every interaction a positive, personal experience for his clients understanding that purchasing a home or land is usually the largest and most life changing purchase in ones life.
He would love to help you purchase the perfect piece of land or home for your family. Or, if you need to sell land or a home, he will do everything he can to make it an easy process for you. You can consider him a “Trusted Friend in Real Estate”!