Jay has over 30 years experience in a broad range of management positions in the Manufacturing, Design and Construction industries specializing in petrochemicals, chemicals, and the polymer industries. He served as V.P. and Alliance Manager for Fluor Daniel Chemicals, Plastics and Fibers. He was COO of Day and Zimmerman International and owner of Global Performance which was acquired by the Wood Group. He was also the President of Mustang Engineering Process and Industrial Business Unit. He is a native of the Upstate of South Carolina.