Jay joined Summit Partners in 2010 and focuses primarily on the technology enabled services, industrial technology and consumer sectors.
Jay’s board and investment experience includes FineLine Technologies, Grand Design RV (acquired by Winnebago Industries, NYSE: WGO), Harvey Performance Company, Parts Town, Vivint Smart Home (NYSE: VVNT) and Vivint Solar (NYSE: VSLR; later acquired by SunRun).
Prior to Summit, Jay was a Vice President at GTCR and an Associate at Apax Partners where he focused on technology and services investments. Before that, he worked for GE Capital. Jay received a BS, magna cum laude, from the Honors Business Program at the Ohio State University and an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.
Jay is active with Endeavor Global, a not for profit focused on accelerating entrepreneurship in emerging markets, where he helped open the Turkey office. He also serves the community as a Pet Partners Therapy team with his golden retriever.