Jerome S. Heyward is a self-motivated professional with a record of results as a corporate/consumer advocate. A former S.C. Human Rights Commissioner, Jerome takes deserved pride in building relationships and promoting the interests of the client.
Jerome’s years of experience in law enforcement have uniquely positioned him to be flexible and adaptable to change. The core values he learned serving on the Human Rights Commission are embedded in his professional persona. He has adopted the Commission’s Seven Principles of Accountability, Customer Service, Fairness, Integrity, Loyalty, Professional and Teamwork in all his actions.
Jerome began on the entrepreneurial track early in his career. Jerome’s early responsibilities were in Public Relations and soon included Government Relations work as a Legislative Liaison working all levels of government; local, state and federal. Jerome is known to be a problem solver and has track record of success for his clients.
As a member of The DLM Group, Jerome has access to the talents of the firm’s associates and wide network of other resources for the benefit of his clients; providing increased opportunities to tap into a variety of funding sources at the local, state and federal levels.
Jerome attended Trident Technical College, is a graduate of the F.B.I. Academy in Quantico, Virginia; as well as the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy. He is a proud Mason, Shriner, and entrepreneur and has received numerous awards. The son of a Baptist Preacher; Jerome resides in West Ashley, Charleston, South Carolina.