Jerry and Annie moved to Tucson in 1979 from Des Moines, Ia. Jerry worked for Pima County Facilities as Construction Project Manager. Multi-million dollar projects like Parking Garages, Juvenile Court Center, Jails, then moved on to two team Spring Training Stadiums/Recreation Complexes (Tucson and Surprise). You could say all the challenges involved with building things was his passion, watching beautiful buildings or a recreation complex grow from a simple plot of ground. Now retired, enjoys his position as Facilities Mgr at SOG, the challenge of gourmet cooking, and his newest passion is becoming the next Barbecue Pit Master.