Jerry served in senior public relations roles for the Baltimore Orioles and Atlanta Braves, and then joined Coca-Cola USA as its first director of sports marketing. He returned home in 1970 to be the Baltimore Bullets’ vice president and general manager. He also was president of Center Group, which included the Washington Bullets and Capitals, Centre Management and the local Ticketmaster franchise. In 2000, Jerry joined the Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History as special assistant to the director. He retired in 2011, but he remains actively engaged with the NIH, as an original member of the Clinical Center’s Patient Advisory Group.