Jerry HeppesConsulting Advisor, Charlottesville, Virginia
Areas of expertise
- Strategic, Organizational and Priority Planning
- Leadership Development
- Teamwork and Motivation
- Staff and Management Accountability
- Trade Association Operations
- For Profit and Not for Profit Organizations
- Undergraduate Degree in Political Science, University of Maryland
- Certified Association Executive Not for Profit
Jerry is an accomplished CEO with over thirty-five years of experience in non-profit trade and professional association management. He has extensive experience in board management, financial benchmarking, cash flow monitoring, staff and leadership training development, goal accomplishment through strategic and operational plan development and accountability, fundraising, sales and marketing management, new business model design, development and implementation as well as advocacy.
As CEO of both the DHI Door Security + Safety Professionals and the Door Security & Safety Foundation, he not only successfully managed and led the strategic direction of the two organizations contemporaneously, but he also wrote (published over 200 articles) and lectured extensively on small business management topics, developed extensive industry workshops, delivered extensive research projects and promoted the industry. Prior to joining DHI he was Regional Director of Sales for the Fairmont Hotel Company, worked for a leasing company and bank.
Jerry Heppes is a Consulting Advisor for Consulting Collaborative located in Charlottesville, Virginia.
He has participated in many professional associations, including Chairman of the Board of the Small Business Legislative Council, Board of Directors of the Greater Washington Society of Association Executives, Chairman of the Board of the ASAE Insurance Commission, Board member of the Community Coalition of Haiti, Director of the Jim Wilmot Surgical Center Foundation, Secretary-Treasurer for the Door Security and Safety Foundation, Founder of the Safety and Security Legislative Coalition and was a coach of multiple sports teams.
He has an undergraduate degree in Political Science, with a minor in Business Administration, from the University of Maryland. He earned the Certified Association Executive Not for Profit Certification and he has completed numerous leadership training programs.
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