Jay grew up in New Richmond, Ohio, a river town 21 miles upriver from Cincinnati. He came out to Pocatello in 171 to attend ISU and never left. He is more of a “Spud than a Buckeye” anymore. While at ISU, Jay served as Senator and VP of ASISU. He graduated in 1976 with a Bachelor’s in Speech. Jay has been in banking for 38 years always in Southeastern Idaho and the last 12 years with Ireland Bank.
Jay is a member of the Pocatello Chubbuck Chamber of commerce’s Airport Committee, the City of Pocatello River Committee, is a member of ISU’s Bengal Athletic Boosters and the Pocatello Rotary Club. He is also a member if ISU’s Almuini Association and served on the Alumni Board and is a Past President.