Jerry’s career in education spans 32 years with roles including an English teacher, high school counselor, principal, vocational director, and superintendent of South Vermillion Schools. Dr. Hawkins earned his Ph.D. from Indiana State University and has served as a Senior Education Consultant with PSI since 2002.
During his years in administration, Jerry met Tim Thoman and worked with him and PSI on several mechanical renovation projects, all with success in producing a quality learning environment and cost savings. As for why his interest in joining Performance Services? Jerry notes that he admires Tim’s strong leadership, his outlook on business, and the company’s dedicated people who have the best interest of schools in mind. He notes that Tim has masterfully pulled together and retained people who share the company’s values and who bring special skills and abilities to the company. Simply put, Jerry has a good feeling about the company, what we do and how we do it. For his part, he firmly believes that Performance Services is the one who reassures the owner that “we will do the job right, on budget, on time, anf if something isn’t right, we’ll fix it.”
Jerry and his wife, Marilyn, live in Clinton, Indiana. They have two children, Annie and Brooke, and six grandchildren. They enjoy the out-of-doors and spending time with friends and family.
- BS Education, Indiana State University
- MS Secondary Education, Indiana State University
- Ed.S Guidance and Counseling
- Ed.S Educational Administration
- PhD Educational Administration