Jay has more than 40 years experience in the accounting and tax profession and all with the same firm that he co-founded. Jay has served on many non-profit boards including St. Jude Children's Research Hospital for which he recieved the 2014 National Volunteer of the Year Award. He served on the Minnesota State University-Mankato Business School Board of Directors and in 2015 recieved the Distinguished Alumni Award from MSU-Mankato. He is a past recipient of the Edina Chamber of Commerce Business Person of the Year Award and served on both its board and finance committee. Jay has served on numerous other Catholic related boards and missions. Jay's favorite pasttimes are traveling, golf and taking care of grandkids. Jay is married for 47 years to Julie who was his high school sweetheart. They have four children and 8 grandchildren.