Jerry Ives (Achiever, Responsibility, Learner, Consistency, Futuristic) says the philosophy for success and effective leadership is being responsible and consistent in your everyday life and your future endeavors. He has been successful in two careers, management and music, by following this idea. Jerry graduated from Syracuse University with a Master’s Degree in musical theory and composition. Throughout his musical career he has had works published, directed a performing arts school, worked with international composers, and mentored many students who went on to study at schools such as Julliard, Oberlin, and Potsdam. Along with this hhe has had success in the field of Automotive Management, where he has won several awards for his contributions to the industry. Besides being creative, he enjoys working with his hands, restoring old automobiles, fishing and camping, model railroading, traveling, and spending time with his wife and family.