Currently employed at Bass Pro Shop in Grapevine, Texas, Jerry W. Burns was recently selected as associate of the year. Mr. Burns previously spent two decades at Burns Craft in Muscle Shoals, Alabama, where he was co-owner and vice president of the watercraft manufacturing company. During his time at Burns Craft, Jerry W. Burns dealt with all facets of the business, including yacht design, sales, production, and employee training. He even became a yacht designer, as well as a general drafter and designer.
A spiritual individual, Mr. Burns and his brother spent several years broadcasting and producing a daily 15-minute inspirational and spiritual radio program. He has also written several Christian-based books through the self-publishing platform from Amazon called CreateSpace. His books include Good Grief, Listen to the Music, and Preacher’s Kid.
Jerry W. Burns earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas. While there, he also earned the Dean’s List of Academic Excellence honors.