Jerry Armstrong for North Ridgeville City Council | Mergers And Acquisitions | Internal Audit

Jerry Armstrong 1.Office sought: North Ridgeville Council at Large 2.Political party: Democratic 3.Age: 58 4.

Place of birth: Toledo, Ohio 5.Home address: 34687 Plantation Place 6.Length of residence in that community: Since 2000, 7.Occupation: Licensed Insurance Agent 8.Employer: New York Life Insurance 9.Elected office experience: I've never held a public elected Office. 10.Non-elected office experience: I recently served on the North Ridgeville City Charter Review Committee. 11.Education (only schools you’ve graduated from): Walsh University (BA), Baldwin Wallace College (MBA), St. John's HS, Lorain County Community College (Six Sigma Black Belt) 12.Marital status: Married 13.Name of spouse: Sharon 14.Name and age of children: Step Son and Step Daughter 15.Organizations: American Red Cross of Lorain County, ARMA, NBMBA, Junior Achievement, Hunger Network of Greater Cleveland and NRASL. 16.Should you be elected what are three specific areas you’d like to change, address, improve or further research and how would you go about it? A. State of the ART School Complex to include a Recreation Center: Review past master plan and revised to include a State of the Art Recreation Center to accommodate a Senior Center and Revenue generating tournaments and activities. We could fund some of the complex via state and local funding, private and corporate funding, naming rights and bond issues. B. Building of New Fire Station(s):

One of our existing fire stations has a trailer for the sleeping quarters for our fire fighters. I will fight to get new station(s) for this group who serve us. It is not fair that they their living quarters is outside in a trailer due to a health issue. C. Career and Job Generation: I will engage local, regional, national and global companies to relocate and/or establish factory and service centers. I will promote the assets that North Ridgeville and Lorain county have to National/International Shipping logistics via our Great Lakes, highway, rail and air. Locally and regionally we are within miles of a number of Institutions of Higher Education that train and educate in the areas of health, technology and business. 17.Whether for past accomplishments or future goals, why should voters elect you? I have been a successful corporate executive professional who has worked for two of the top ten financial institutions in the United States for over 30 years. I have served with a number of NonProfits as a Board member and volunteer. I have served on a number of cross functional leadership teams during the acquisition and mergers of a number of banks. I have managed multimillion dollar budgets and saved institutions millions of dollars via increased efficiencies. I've been recognized for increased ratings based on gallup poll ratings. I have a giant network of professionals and citizens that can be engaged to make things happen. I have formal and professional experience in working and leading small and large projects. I have mentored and positioned a number of my former employees in succession planning, who now have key positions in corporate America. I have served as a internal auditor, risk and compliance manager, consultant, operations manager and account reviewer to name a few. I've traveled the world and have a global view and experience in positioning and taking this North Ridgeville to the next level.

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