Jay describes himself as a passionate advocate and ally for equality as well as a digital transformation leader with extensive background and experience in the Technology industry ranging from wireless network operations and engineering to EIT service operations and transformation, with more than 23 years at T-Mobile US. Jay’s deep passion to drive equality and provide service to those in need comes from the tireless work ethic and compassionate service exemplified by his single mother and watching her navigate her environment and perservere through life experiences all while helping lift others.
Jay is also a member of the Board of Directors for Leadership Tomorrow Seattle. Leadership Tomorrow prepares, challenges, and engages emerging and existing leaders through leadership development for the benefit of the Puget Sound region.
Jay is originally from Eastern Oregon and has lived throughout the Western United States but made Issaquah his home in 2008. Jay received his Leadership MBA from the University of Washington Bothell in 2011. Jay and his wife Melanie live with their children in Issaquah where they love spending time with their family in the beautiful outdoors of the PNW.