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My confections started as a gift, and that tradition continues as we give back to our community, working with non-profit organizations and charitable events.
The Founder and CEO of Jer's Chocolates has used the power of his award-winning chocolates to give back to the community. The tradition of generosity is the cornerstone for the company's success.
Yes, there really is a “Jer” behind the Jer’s Chocolates’ brand. In fact, Jerry Swain, the man behind your favorite peanut butter and chocolate treats, does a whole lot more than just dream up deliciousness for you to enjoy.
When meeting Jer face-to-face, one trait stands out above all the rest: He's a fun, normal guy who brings a smile to the face of everyone he meets - he was even featured on "America's Funniest People." That sense of "fun" permeates into everything he does, including his more recent venture into the world of gourmet chocolates. Jer set out to relay his personal interests, zest for life and community involvement into reality, when he introduced Jer's Chocolates in 2001.
A well-recognized public speaker, Jer has done numerous presentations around the country and overseas, focusing on his experience and expertise with sales, marketing and business development.
As the founding principle in which Jer’s Chocolates stems from, community involvement is a very important element to Jer and his company. Throughout the year, Jer volunteers his time and resources to many non-profit organizations on both a local and national level. He sits on the Board of Directors for the UC Riverside Alumni Association as well as the San Diego Food Bank. His community involvement extends to organizations involving children, health, community issues and many more.
December 20, 2011