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Jerry Sheppard

Chair and Founder

Jerry Sheppard is chair and founder of Epitec. He started the company in 1978 – a year that sparked many advancements in computer science as technology was rapidly becoming a part of everyday lives. Jerry worked tirelessly to develop and strengthen relationships within manufacturing, automotive, technology, and professional industries while building a strong minority-owned company. His focus and determination made Epitec a valued partner to its employees and customers.

Through Jerry’s commitment to excellence, Epitec received notable accolades including MMSDC Supplier of the Year, 20 years of Best and Brightest Companies to Work For awards, as well as recognition as a Guidant Global Strategic Supplier and an Allegis Global Solutions Strategic Partner.

Jerry has been recognized as one of the “50 Most Influential Minorities in Business” by the Minority Business and Professionals Network, and was honored as one of “100 Emerging Business Leaders” and a “Diversity Business Leader” by Corp! Magazine.