While on active duty in the U.S. Army, Jerry commanded at various levels to include the 2nd Division Artillery in Korea and the Army Laboratory Command. His last assignment was as the Army Chief of Legislative Liaison. He was active in the Washington, D.C. chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association and served as its vice president for STEM education. He also served as Chapter President of the George Washington Chapter of the Association of the U. S. Army.

Jerry Harrison served as Vice President and General Manager of Government Business Development at SRI International, focusing on the strategic expansion of SRI’s business with defense and civilian government agencies. Prior to joining SRI, Harrison was president and CEO at Athlone Global Security, where he established and grew the international company within the U.S. He also was Vice President of Business Development and Sales for C4 systems at General Dynamics Corporation.