Jay joins American Federal with previous commercial banking experience as a Business Banker in Grand Forks. After college, he worked as a Tax Consultant at Deloitte Tax LLP in Minneapolis, providing tax and estate-planning services to private companies and individuals.
Jay earned a Bachelor’s of Accountancy from the University of North Dakota (UND) in Grand Forks. At UND, he was a member of the Beta Alpha Psi, an honor organization for students in the accounting program, and was a recipient of the Stan and Dorothy Hoistad Scholarship Award.
Jay is the Board President of Valley Community Health Centers in Grand Forks, which provides mental and dental care to patients, regardless of insurance plan or income. He is a Board Member of the Lake Agassiz Development Group in Fargo. The organization facilitates lending programs through the U.S. Small Business Administration 504 and Micro Loan Programs.