Jerry Parsons

Jerry Parsons

About Jerry Parsons

As Chairman of CTDI, Jerry provides leadership and guidance for a thriving and dynamic international service company. Today, CTDI is recognized as a premier service provider and strategic business partner in the global communications industry. Jerry’s vision, along with the company’s dedicated and talented employees, is a key reason why CTDI has achieved unprecedented growth and success since its founding in 1975 by Jerry, his father Don and his brother Richard.

Jerry’s ability to identify business opportunities and design innovative strategies has guided CTDI through a dynamic industry landscape with an unwavering commitment to technical innovation and service excellence. During his tenure as CEO, Jerry positioned CTDI as the industry leader for test engineering, repair and logistics services for the telecom, cable, and consumer device industries. Under Jerry’s leadership, CTDI has developed the most innovative, automated and robotic test systems for technologies such as consumer smart devices, audio devices, set-top-boxes, wireless gateways and 4G & 5G wireless infrastructure equipment.


St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Award, given by the National Catholic Educational Association for his devotion to Catholic Education
Papal Honor of Sir Gregory the Great for his distinguished service to Catholic Education
Penn State Outstanding Alumni Award and Penn State Alumni Fellow
Chester County Business Hall of Fame Inductee
Chester County Chamber CEO of the Year Award

Leadership in the Community

President of the Foundation for Catholic Education, which supports the 100+ Elementary schools in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia
Co-Chair of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia's Executive Board of Elementary Education (EBEE)
Supporter and Leadership Donor of the United Way of Chester County
Supporter of Bishop Shanahan High School, the SHINE Cancer Foundation, the YMCA of Chester County and Partners in Outreach


Jerry and his wife Eleanor live in Chester Springs, PA. They are the proud parents of three children and eight grandchildren.