Jerald “Jerry” M. Balestrino is a native of Hubbard, Ohio, a graduate of Hubbard High School, the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, and Youngstown State University.  He is the youngest of Tom and Francis’s six children and a proud uncle to 19 nieces and nephews. 

 

After finishing art school Jerry spent a few years working as a studio and portrait photographer before realizing his passion for video. This interest in video and news media led him to a position as a video photographer and editor for Youngstown’s WYTV Channel 33.  While there, Jerry returned to school and worked to achieve a Bachelors of Science degree in Business Administration from Youngstown State University. 

 

This new degree then led him into the area of sales and customer service, where he spent the majority of his career as a veterinary pharmaceutical sales representative.  After working for companies such as Bayer and Wyeth Pharmaceuticals he decided to close this career path in his life.  Jerry knew he wanted to work to help people on a personal level. After much consideration and consultation with family and friends, he decided to focus on helping people in an area that many people struggle to understand, insurance.

 

Contact Jerry at our Canfield Office:

Phone: (330) 286-8019
Email: jerry@gemyoung.com
Fax: (330) 533-4087