Gerald J. Herbison

Gerald J. Herbison


Faculty Member Gerry Heribson Landscape Photo

Adjunct Professor of Leadership and Practice Management

Areas of Expertise:

Agent and Management Training, Leadership, Practice Management, Training and Development

BS, Ithaca College
MSM, The American College of Financial Services
DBA, Wilmington University


Gerald “Gerry” Herbison, DBA, ChFC®, CFP®, CASL®, CLF®, is Adjunct Professor of Leadership and Practice Management at The American College of Financial Services. Herbison served four years as Vice President of Sales in the marketing division of The College before joining the academic division as a faculty member.

Herbison previously worked as a registered representative, investment advisor, and regional vice president for AXA. During his 10-year tenure with the company, Herbison was honored as an Elite Regional Vice President.

Herbison has a Bachelor of Science degree in Corporate Communications from Ithaca College with an emphasis on training design. In addition to holding the Certified Financial Planner® (CFP®), Herbison earned the following designations from The College: Chartered Financial Consultant® (ChFC®) in 1998; Chartered Advisor for Senior Living® (CASL®) in 2005; and Chartered Leadership Fellow® (CLF®) in 2010. He also completed The College’s Master of Science in Management (MSM) degree in 2008. In 2013, Herbison completed his doctoral degree in business administration at Wilmington University.


HS 333 Personal Financial Planning: Comprehensive Case Analysis

GS 840 Building and Managing the Financial Advisory Practice

GS 910 Leadership Development Experience Project

GS 930 Classic and Contemporary Leadership Studies

GS 960 Leading Strategy Development

GS 990 Management by Leadership