Jerry joined NEA in 2022 as the Chief Compliance Officer. As CCO, Jerry is responsible for the construction and implementation of NEA’s global regulatory compliance program. Prior to NEA, Jerry was a Senior Vice President and the Chief Compliance Officer of EIG Global Energy Partners, a Washington-based private energy and infrastructure manager. Previously in his career, Jerry was the Chief Investment Counsel at Utah Retirement Systems and has also held various legal and regulatory compliance roles with Goldman, Sachs & Co., Partners Group, and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Jerry started his career at the law firm of Emmet, Marvin & Martin in New York City. Jerry earned a B.A. in History, magna cum laude, from Brigham Young University-Hawaii and received his J.D. from New York Law School, where he was a member of the Law Review.