Jerome is a proud lifelong Oregonian, growing up in the small rural community of Oakridge in western Oregon. As a youngster, Jerome grew up in his father’s shadow, learning and experiencing the many aspects of corporate aviation and the adventure it offers. After high school, he attended Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon, earning an Associate’s degree in Flight Technology, along with single- and multi-engine commercial ratings. He then attended Northwest Christian University, receiving a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Business Management. While attending college, he worked full time as a line service tech at Eugene Airport.
Jerome joined Sunquest in September 2012, and became a captain in April 2015. When not flying, Jerome’s main passion is salmon fishing, especially on the Siuslaw River. He is married to his high school sweetheart, Kristina, and they have their beloved yellow Labrador, Tule.