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adviser , nuclear physicist , Company executive

Gerald Sherman, American Nuclear physicist, financial estate adviser, financial company executive. 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; certified mutual funds specialist.

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.

Achievements

  • 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

  • Other Work

    • 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.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: landscape artist, gallery and bank exhibitions, 1991. Played trumphet and drums, 1956-1958, United States Air Force Reserve Officers Training Corps marching band. Arranger and composer of ballad/symphonic music.

    Planetary astrophotography. Oneof the first to design the National Aeronautics and Space Administration crystal experiment for astronauts. Originated and performed first superconductive non-destructive test todetermine aircraft titanium alloy strength.

    Created concept and experimentally performed the first superconductive short antenna for verylow frequency communication.

Connections

Married Annette Ellen Drasin, August 29, 1965. Children: Rochelle Heidi, Sondra Nicole.

father:
Saul Sherman

mother:
Claire Sherman

spouse:
Annette Ellen Drasin

child:
Rochelle Heidi Sherman

child:
Sondra Nicole Sherman