Prior to his arrival at the Sentinel in August 2009, Jay was a corporate and commercial litigation partner at the law firm of Lewis Rice & Fingersh in Kansas City, Missouri. Prior to his position at Lewis Rice & Fingersh, Jay worked in toxic tort litigation at the law firm of Shook Hardy & Bacon.
Jay serves on the Colorado Economic Development Commission and the Rocky Mountain PBS board of directors. He is a past chair of Rocky Mountain Health Plans and the Grand Junction Economic Partnership. Jay also serves on the Saccomanno Higher Education Foundation as well as other education-related non-profits. Jay is also a member of The Colorado Forum. Jay holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and received his juris doctorate from Kansas University in 1996.