Jerez Joins as Director, Northeast Charter School Practice
In his new position with EPIC, Jerez will work hand in hand with schools to develop plans and programs that protect schools and their most valuable assets.
His focus will be creating strategies that provide coverage for school property, children, teachers, course of construction, and active assailant threats. Reporting to Joffrey Clark, Charter School Practice Leader, he will be based in the firm’s Melville, New York office.
“We are pleased to welcome Alex to the team,” noted Clark. “His hands-on Charter School experience will contribute to the provision of best-in-class service to our clients.”
Jerez joins EPIC as a founder of Sprout LLC, where he developed relationships with Greater New York City regional charter schools. In this role, he assisted clients in budget management, analyzed variable project costs and synthesized school expansions. His non-profit experience includes serving as senior director of operations and finance at the Dr. Richard Izquierdo Health and Science Charter School. In this role, he supervised multiple departments while developing a multi-million-dollar budget. Jerez also implemented a new HRIS system and revamped the school’s data and process management to ensure compliance with the NYC Department of Education.
“We are excited to expand our Charter School capabilities in the northeast with Alex’s expertise,” said EPIC West Region President, KJ Wagner.
Jerez graduated from Harvard University with a government concentration. He served in the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps and has taught at Harvard Crimson Academy.