Jay has been with Sightlines since its inception in 2000. Over those years, he has played a variety of roles across the company, including those in operations, business development, quality control, and product development. As a key member of a new firm, Jay played a leading part in the development of the Return on Physical Assets Process, Sightlines’ member website, and the tools used to provide comparative benchmarking and analysis.
As Associate Vice‐President, Jay has been a presenter at conferences hosted by the National Association of College and University Business Officers (NACUBO), the National Business Officers Association (NBOA), and the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE). He is a frequent contributor to articles and has also been a guest blogger for the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Jay developed a strong background in strategic facilities planning and operational analysis prior to joining Sightlines. At Vassar College, he was involved in master planning exercises and facilities policy development. With Facilities Resource Management Company (FRM), he served in the Controls and Budgets division. Jay gained facilities operations experience at Franklin & Marshall College as Manager of Service Response and was part of a team that managed two major capital construction projects.
Jay received his BA from Vassar College.