Senior Vice President, Industry and Innovation
Jay helps businesses discover exciting growth opportunities in the Cleveland Plus region. He works with corporate clients and site consultants and helps them navigate through the regional economic development framework, connecting them with state and local resources and emerging technologies.
Prior to joining Team NEO, Jay was Vice President, Business Development for The Lake West Group LLC, a management consulting firm. Jay also served in a variety of key leadership positions with Procter & Gamble during a lengthy and distinguished career where he was responsible for a variety of business building initiatives that have been emulated throughout the consumer products industry.
Jay has an impressive record of leadership in enabling successful civic advocacy organizations, private and public campaigns, and assessments to support community sustainability. He currently sits on the Board of Trustees for the Three Arches Foundation and is a founder of LakewoodAlive, a local community development corporation. He also serves on the Ohio Aerospace & Aviation Advisory Council. In 2015, Jay was named one of America’s Top 50 Economic Development Professionals by Consultant Connect.