Visiting Committee Member Profile

Jack Schron

Jack Schron
President, Jergens, Inc.
Founder, The Tooling University


  • Born and raised in Chagrin Falls, Ohio
  • Married to Mary Ellen Schron for thirty-one years
  • Three children
  • President Jergens, Inc. and Founder of the Tooling University


  • Florida Southern College, BS
  • Ohio Northern University, Juris Doctor
  • Army Command and General’s Course


  • Licensed to practice law before the Ohio Supreme Court, the Florida Supreme Court, and the United States Court of Military Appeals


  • Served three years active duty United States Army JAG Corps
  • Completed twenty-eight years through the United States Army Reserves

Elected positions

  • Elected to the Chagrin Falls Board of Education for twelve years
  • Served as President or Vice President for seven years during term on the Chagrin Falls Board of Education

Civic commitments

  • Member Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland, Business Advisory Board
  • Member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers Board of Directors
  • Member and vice-chair of the Clean Ohio Council (Issue #1 Brownfield fund)
  • Member of the Industrial Supply & Manufacturers Association Board of Directors
  • Member of the Cleveland State University Business School Advisory Board
  • Member of the Board of Directors for IMS Corporation
  • Selected by Cleveland Municipal School as Principal of the day 2001 & 2002
  • Past Member of the CAMP Board

Business recognitions for Jergens, Inc.

  • Winner of 2003 CAKI award for the most promising new IT business
  • Winner of the 2002 eVolution in manufacturing award
  • Winner of the 2002 Manny Award for manufacturing excellence
  • American Supply and Machinery Manufacturer’s Association: free enterprise award, The American Eagle
  • ISO-9001 International Quality Certification
  • Governor’s “E” Award for exports
  • American Supply and Machinery Manufacturer’s Association environmental winner for 2000 for Brownfield reclamation
  • NAIOP 1999 Industrial Development of the Year for Architectural design
  • Three-time winner of the Northeast Ohio 9/90 Top Performing Companies
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Mailing Address
Cleveland State University
2121 Euclid Avenue, BU 420
Cleveland, OH 44115-2214
Campus Location
Monte Ahuja Hall, Room 420
1860 Euclid Avenue
Phone: 216.687.3786

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