Gerald joined Cohick & Associates in 2018 as a tax preparer after retiring from CenturyLink following a 30-year career which included various executive-level positions in customer service and field operations. Gerald retired as Vice President-Operations for the northeast US. Gerald holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration: Finance from Shippensburg University, and a Master of Business Administration from Mt. St. Mary’s University. Gerald served for many years on the boards of the Carlisle Area Chamber of Commerce and CornerStone Federal Credit Union (now Belco), was a long-time member of the Advisory Board for the John L. Grove College of Business at Shippensburg University, and currently serves on the board of United Way of Carlisle & Cumberland County. Gerald is currently studying for the final part of the Enrolled Agent exam to become certified with the IRS. He resides in Newville with his wife, Laura, and has two sons and one grandson.