Jay is President of The Alternative Board of Greensboro & High Point and owner of JayBird Management, a turnaround and general management consulting firm located in Greensboro, NC.
Jay has over 20 years experience owning and operating a variety of small businesses, with revenues ranging from $2 MM to over $20 MM. Jay is a generalist, with extensive experience in finance, operations and cost control.
JayBird Management works with small companies to develop and refine their business strategies, write business plans and raise outside capital. Additionally, JayBird Management assists companies in making necessary company changes, such as developing and implementing a new sales and marketing plan.
Jay has owned or operated companies in distribution (upholstery leather importing), manufacturing (personal care products) and, most recently, education (K-12 online charter school), as the President of the Online Learning Division of White Hat Management. Jay currently serves as the Screening Chair of the Piedmont Angel Network (PAN), a $5 MM committed capital fund that invests in startups in the North Carolina region.
Jay received his B.A in English and Economics, summa cum laude, from Colgate University and a joint JD/MBA from the University of Virginia.