GERALD E. EICKHOFF

Jerry Eickhoff_01Jerry Eickhoff is culminating a long career in business in Atlanta by serving as CEO of HOI in its expansion phase, which he helped found in 1989.

Prior to joining HOI full-time, Jerry held the position of founder and CEO of BEI Holdings, Inc., a publicly traded bank consulting firm, as well as Enterpulse, a web technology company. He was also a founder and Chairman of Third Millennium Healthcare Systems. He began his business career as a banker with the C&S Bank of Atlanta, managing back office operations. During his career Jerry was named BETA Entrepreneur of the Year in Atlanta, and was also selected as one of Atlanta’s Top Ten CEOs by Business-to-Business Magazine, an honor that included CEOs from Coca Cola, Chick-fil-A, Delta Airlines and Home Depot.

Jerry has BS and MBA degrees from Georgia State University, where he played collegiate baseball, wrote for the student newspaper, was a member of Kappa Sigma Fraternity, and was commissioned in the U.S. Army as an artillery second lieutenant. He later served as Foundation Chairman. He and his wife Jean reside in Decatur, Georgia and are lifelong members of Decatur First United Methodist Church.