Jerry Stritzke is an American Entrepreneur and businessman who hails from Oklahoma and currently resides in Seattle. He has been working for Recreational Equipment Inc. (REI) for over five years. But he resigned from the company in February 2018 as its Chief Executive Officer.
According to DailyMail on 18 February 2019, Jerry announced to stepped down from his position at Recreational Equipment Inc. Reports state that he had resigned over an amid affair rumors with Camber outdoor Deanne Buck. However, the addressed rumors are not confirmed by both parties. In addition, REI ex-CEO has further donated at least $1.9 million to Camber Outdoors in the last five years or so more.
Caption: The ex-CEO of REI, Jerry Stritzke.
Source: The New York Times
Jerry Stritzke: Bio, Family, Career
The ex-CEO of the REI was born in the year 1961 which makes his age 59 as of 2020. He was born as the son of supportive parents in Oklahoma, the USA whose information not available in the media. Nor he has provided information on his siblings or early years. Regarding his education, he received a degree in Agriculture and Economics from Oklahoma State University in 1982. Then attended law school at the University of Oklahoma as well as obtained a Juris Doctor degree.
Beginning of his career, after experiencing a job at a private law firm, he left to open his own law firm, Stritzke Law Office at the age of 28. However, he got tired and later became a consultant at the Webb and Shirley too. His career took turned and started to work at Operations for Limited as its Senior Vice President. Also, he had served as Chief Operating Officer and co-leader of Victoria’s Secret.
Then he left his position to join the Coach where he resides as its president and COO in 2008. Further, he has also worked four with Coach while leaving the Coach, he also stepped down from his position on the board of Lululemon Athletica Inc. In 2013, he located to Seattle where he took the top post at REI. Additionally, he is still on the board of directors for Williams-Sonoma Inc.
Jerry Stritzke: Personal Life & Girlfriend
He is a married man with a beautiful woman named Edith, a college sweetheart since 1982. He has three children: two daughters and a son greeted from the marriage with his wife. Both of his daughters have married and have at least one grandchild, according to sources. Furthermore, it is reported that the couple has been residing separately but not clear whether they are still together or not. Additionally, he is living near Lake Washington, Seattle while his wife resides in a $3 million home in the midwest.
Caption: Jerry Stritzke with his wife Edith and three adult kids.
Jerry Stritzke: Net Worth & Social Media Profiles
Talking about his net worth, Stritzke has made a quite huge amount from his position from the company REI Co.op. This job helped to make $2.8 million alone in 2017 and over $9 million in the past three years. Further, he also bought a mansion worth $4.8 million worth on uber-exclusive Mercer Island but later forced to sell after he stepped down from his post in REI. Currently, he lives with his family in a mansion worth $2 million in Lake Washington, Seattle. Therefore, he has a net worth estimated at around $70 million.
It seems that the businessman is not available on different social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook. However, there are unverified accounts under his name with a few followers.
Jerry Stritzke: Body Measurements
The entrepreneur has a muscular body build that stands to a height of 5 feet 9 inches or 1.79 meters. His body weighs 75 kg with unknown body measurements of his chest, waist, or biceps. He has dark brown eyes color and black hair color.