Jerry Hodge, senior director, member and board relations, joined the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) in 1988. Based in Freedom, Pa., Mr. Hodge serves as a liaison for NAM member companies headquartered in Kentucky, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
Mr. Hodge has spent his entire career in this region and is in close touch with the key issues impacting manufacturers in his portfolio. Prior to joining the NAM, he served as district director for Representative Joe Kolter (D-PA). Previously, he worked at J & L Steel in Aliquippa for more than six years. He earned a bachelor’s degree in legal studies and administration of justice from the University of Pittsburgh and a master’s degree in leadership studies from Duquesne University.