President & CEO, RDV Corporation
Board Member Since 1999, Board Chairman Since 2008
Jerry is Founder, CEO & CIO of RDV Corporation (RDV), a full-service, multi-generational family office which he established in 1991 to serve the comprehensive wealth management needs of five related families.
Jerry is also Founder and CEO of Ottawa Avenue Private Capital, a registered investment advisory firm that manages approximately $ 7billion in assets for a small group of high-net-worth families.
Jerry began his career with Deloitte & Touche in 1976 and served in both Chicago and the firm’s Brussels, Belgium, offices, and was Managing Partner of the Grand Rapids office from 1989–1991. He was a member of the firm’s Managing Partners Advisory Council, and left Deloitte in 1991 to establish RDV Corporation.
Jerry earned his Master’s in Tax Law from DePaul University and his undergraduate degree in business administration from Western Michigan University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
He serves on several private equity fund advisory boards throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. He is a past appointee of the Governor to the State of Michigan’s Pension Investment Advisory Board, which oversees more than $75 billion in investment assets.
He represented the Orlando Magic on the NBA Board of Governors for 15 years and now serves as its Alternate Governor. He is the Chairman of CURE International, a non-profit healthcare organization that serves needy children throughout the developing world, including specialty hospitals in 10 countries.
Jerry and his wife, Marcy, have eight children (including three son in-laws, and a daughter in-law) and eleven grandchildren.