Jerome’s background includes two decades with global industry leaders, including IBM and Chase Manhattan Bank, where he developed operations and marketing expertise in the airline, banking, systems integration and satellite telecommunication sectors.
In 1995 he formed Jewell Consulting Group, a management consulting firm helping organizations improve productivity and leadership. He has provided consulting, executive coaching and leadership training to a broad range of clients, including NASA, AMGEN, Lucent Technologies, the United Nations, COMCAST and the U.S Department of Homeland Security.
Jerome’s work has taken him to France, Greece, Argentina, Mexico, Hungary, Belgium, the U.K, Canada and Bermuda and he has conducted considerable primary research in higher education, financial services, professional sports management and national defense.
He has scaled Mt. Kilimanjaro and Mt. Rainier, run the Marine Corps Marathon, swum the Alcatraz Challenge in San Francisco Bay twice and broken bread in another 11 nations...all part of his outlook.
Jerome coaches Executive MBA and MBA students at Columbia Business School, has coached in Georgetown University's MBA Program and is a former faculty member at Howard University's MBA Program, the AMA and Management Centre Europe - Brussels.
As a storyteller, Jerome draws upon all the above, providing clients with inspiration and concrete guidance in solving their most difficult problems.
He has an MBA from Columbia University and continues to study Spanish, French and German. He’s certified in the Emotional Competency Inventory, a 360-degree assessment tool developed by Dr. Daniel Goleman (author of “Emotional Intelligence”), to help leaders understand and improve their emotional intelligence.
- Asking Better Questions
- Systemic Thinking
- Seeing Potential When Others See Empty Space
- High-Performance Teambuilding
- Foreign Language and Culture
- Continuing when Others Quit
Industry Expertise (3)
Areas of Expertise (2)
University of Pennsylvania - The Wharton School: Executive Education, Leadership and Relationship Building 2010
Center for Bilingual Multicultural Studies, Cuernavaca, Mexico: Spanish
Columbia University - Columbia Business School: MBA, International Business and Marketing 1981
Completed two-year program in sixteen months.
City University of New York City College: B.A, Sociology and Communications 1977
- Former member Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
- World Affairs Challenge at University of Denver.
Construction volunteer at Habitat for Humanity.
Annual volunteer judge
- African-American Alumni Association at Columbia University Business School
- U.S-Mexico Chamber of Commerce (New York and Denver Chapters).
- Rotary Club
- Workshop Leader
- Corporate Training