Jerome (Jerry) Shaw, co-founder and executive VP emeritus at Volt Information Sciences Inc. (NYSE MKT: VISI), passed away on May 3.
Shaw and his older brother, William (Bill) Shaw, launched Volt in 1950 with just $13. The New York-based IT and engineering staffing and MSP provider now employs 20,000 people and ranks as the 16th-largest US staffing firm.
“Having grown up as the son of immigrant parents in New York City during the Great Depression, Jerry often shared the impact his humble beginnings had on his life’s work at Volt,” Volt President Rhona Driggs wrote in a letter to employees. “Jerry was tough, smart