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Gerald Sherman

Gerald Sherman, American nuclear physicist, financial estate adviser, financial company executive. Member California Association Life Underwriters, Westlake Art Guild, University of California at Los Angeles Physics Honor Society (vice president 1959, executive vice president 1960), Sigma Pi Sigma.

Background

  • Sherman, Gerald was born on September 7, 1938 in Brooklyn. Son of Saul and Claire Sherman.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Physics, University of California at Los Angeles, 1960. Master of Science in Nuclear Physics, University of California at Los Angeles, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy in Physics, Columbia Pacific University, 1985.

    Career

    • Physics instructor, lower division Laboratory University of California at Los Angeles, 1960-1962, physics instructor upper division nuclear physics, 1961-1962. Nuclear ion engine rocket physicist Rocketdyne, Canoga Park, California, 1961. Senior scientist Advanced Technology Company, Los Angeles, 1965-1966.

      Physicist, principle superconductivity investigator Northrop Space Science Laboratory, Hawthorne, California, 1966-1970. President Sherman Insurance Agency, Inc., Los Angeles, 1970-1984. President, Chief Executive Officer Sherman Finance Services, Inc., Thousand Oaks, California, since 1984.

      Consultant TRW, 1970. Speaker science seminars for National Aeronautics and Space Administration, United States Air Force, Lockheed. Speaker finance seminars, since 1972.

      Developer business plan between Bank of China and New United States of America-China Project. Create internet interactive website business plan, since 1998.

    Major achievements

    • Certified National Association Securities Dealers, Series 6 and 63, Investment Company Products/Variable Contracts, registered representative. Licensed in securities and health and life insurance California. Licensed Federal Securities Series 7.

      Achievements include created concept and experimentally performed the first superconductive short antenna for very low frequency communication. Originated and performed first superconductive non-destructive test to determine aircraft titanium alloy strength. First to design the National Aeronautics and Space Administration crystal experiment for astronauts.

      Research in planetary astrophotography.

    Works

    • Author: Microwave Phenomenological Theory of Superconductivity, 1965, Superconductive Antennas, 1966, Estate Tax Savings of 90%, 1992, Financial Security for Life, 1993. Creater original internet interactive insurance investment website business plan, 1998-1999.

    Membership

    Member California Association Life Underwriters, Westlake Art Guild, University of California at Los Angeles Physics Honor Society (vice president 1959, executive vice president 1960), Sigma Pi Sigma.

    Personality

    Interests

    Art, music.

    Connections

    • Married Annette Ellen Drasin, August 29, 1965. Children: Rochelle Heidi, Sondra Nicole.
    • father: Saul Sherman
    • mother: Claire Sherman
    • spouse: Annette Ellen Drasin
    • children: Rochelle Heidi Sherman
    • Sondra Nicole Sherman
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    Born September 7, 1938
    Nationality
    • 1960
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1962
      University of California, Los Angeles
    • 1985
      Columbia Pacific University
    • 1960 - 1962
      Physics instructor
    • 1961
      nuclear ion engine rocket physicist, Rocketdyne
      Canoga Park, California, United States
    • 1965 - 1966
      senior, scientist Advanced Technology Company
    • 1966 - 1970
      physicist
      Hawthorne, New York, United States
    • 1970 - 1984
      president, Sherman Insurance Agency
    • 1984
      president, Sherman Finance Services
      Thousand Oaks, California, United States
    • 1984
      Chief Executive Officer, Sherman Finance Services
      Thousand Oaks, California, United States
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