Gerry is the CEO of EnergyFirst, an industry leading natural products company ranked by Inc. magazine as one of the fastest growing private companies in America. EnergyFirst is known for offering the worlds best tasting, highest quality, all natural, premium nutrition products and cutting edge health education.
Gerry holds a Masters of Science in Nutrition with Honors along with an Executive MBA from the UCLA Anderson School of Management. He is a graduate of the MIT Entrepreneurial Masters Program and earned a Bachelor of Science in Entrepreneurship with Honors from the University of Arizona.
On the non-profit side, he was recently named Rotarian of the Year for the Manhattan Beach Rotary Club, and is a Manhattan Beach Planning Commissioner. Gerry is Past-President of the Entrepreneur's Organization (EO) in Los Angeles, Past-President and Chair of the Greater LA Area Council of the Boy Scouts, and a chapter board member of YPO (Young Presidents’ Organization), a premier peer network of chief executives and business leaders.
Gerry is a veteran of four Ironman Triathlons (including Hawaii), over thirty marathons (including Boston), the Catalina Classic 32 mile paddle board race and numerous other top athletic competitions while leading a thriving family life as a husband and father. He completed the 230 mile John Muir Trail in 7 days. He is a private pilot, ship captain, and licensed real estate broker. Gerry is an expert in the fields of entrepreneurial leadership, nutrition, peak performance, and non-profit governance.