In 1998, Jerry expanded his business ventures to include establishing Advance, LLC, which builds and leases commercial properties, as well as River Oaks Landing, LLC, which later became home to the River Oaks Landing Bed and Breakfast. In 2002, Jerry began Carl and Associates, a management group and in 2003, Jerry started in yet another direction, opening ECM Home Health Services, a pharmacy specializing in the care of patients with bleeding disorders. His most recent venture began in 2009, when he established Cricket and Butterfly, LLC, a company dedicated to buying and selling timber and timberland.
Jerry is married to Tina, his lovely bride of thirty years. In June 2008, Jerry sent his son, Dallas, off to become a Marine, the hardest thing he’s ever had to do. In addition to his son Dallas, Jerry and Tina have a daughter named Sarah, who is a graduate of Faith Academy, and now is a “Dixie Darling” at the University of Southern Mississippi.