Who is J.Cosey?
The Jerald behind J.Cosey Speaks …
Jerald believes that mental toughness and one’s ability to attack opportunities will separate success from failure. His authenticity and transparency fuel his desire to share his life with others.
Jerald is a 25 years sales professional with major corporations like Philip Morris USA and Pfizer Pharmaceuticals. Joining Pfizer in 1999, he quickly advanced to leadership as a District Sales Manager. Jerald’s passion for serving others and ability to lead, inspire and develop award winning sales teams produced exceptional results including District Sales Manager of the Year for both the Women’s Healthcare and Cardiovascular Divisions; Four Time Recipient of the Vice Presidents Management Club Award and the Situational Leadership Award. Jerald enjoyed launching products, competing and developing people.
Jerald founded an outreach service ministry, Graceful Moments, for seniors focused on minimizing isolation within the senior community in 2009. This ministry brought together volunteers and seniors in need of companionship, sparking his career change to senior care in 2013.
Jerald Cosey currently serves as a Healthcare Administrator, Writer and Speaker. In the healthcare arena, he is committed to advancing senior care as an honorable service profession. He enjoys speaking to Long Term Care, Hospice and Home Health Organizations about the principles of “serving & earning” and how “margin and mission” can co-exist to improve Engagement, Outcomes and Quality Measures.
Jerald believes that his success as a Sales Professional and Healthcare Executive are a result of his learned ability to maximize the emotions of change. Change paralyzed Jerald early in his career with fear, worry and doubt. Today, Jerald takes pride in his learned ability Confront, Compete and Conquer when change occurs. All of which continues to provide opportunities for success. Jerald takes his mindset of “Attack Change and Refuse to be a Victim” to people around the world.
Jerald graduated from Kentucky State University in 1990 with a BA in Business Administration. He is a licensed Health Facility Administrator licensed in 2013. Jerald met his wife of 23 years at Kentucky State University and together they are raising three children.
In A Snapshot:
- Self-Proclaimed “Change Champion”
- 30 Year Sales Professional with two Fortune 100 Companies
- Health Care Executive & Operations Leader
- 18 Years of Pharmaceutical Sales Leadership
- Award Winning District Sales Manager
- District of the Year- Back to Back Years
- Top 5% Sales Award Winner – 4 X Recipient
- Founder- Graceful Moments Senior Ministry
- Ulcerative Colitis Advocate & Survivor
- Blog Writer & Aspiring Author
- Proud NSA Candidate Member
- Keynote Speaker
- Breakout Speaker and Trainer
- Situational Leadership Award Winner
- Former Elder /Board Member – Grace Church