Jerry joined Vita-Stat in 2016 with more than 30 years of
information management, business leadership, and entrepreneurial experience.
He began his career as a management consultant with Ernst & Young, focusing on
healthcare and closely held companies, and has held leadership positions at PepsiCo in
New York, heading up their domestic and international audit teams, and at Yum! Brands in Louisville, where he held various positions including Corporate Controller and CIO.
After 20+ years of large corporate service, Jerry became an entrepreneur. With his own
venture capital, he founded and developed more than five small businesses in information technology and healthcare, and was an Ernst & Young Entrepreneurial Finalist.
Prior to joining Vita-Stat, he served as President & CEO of ZirMed, Inc. in Louisville, where during his seven year tenure, they experienced 20X growth. Jerry holds a BBA in accounting and an Associate Degree in Computer Science, both from the
University of Toledo. He is also a Certified Public Accountant.

Jerry Merritt