CIO, American Cancer Society
Jay is currently Chief Information Officer for the American Cancer Society (ACS), a nationwide, community-based voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem.
Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, the American Cancer Society
has more than 900 local offices nationwide and a presence in more than 5,100 communities.
is responsible for the people, strategy and operations of the Global Information Technology organization
Prior to joining ACS in 2012, Jay served as Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer for AdCare Health Systems, a rapidly growing and recognized innovator in health care facility management.
Jay spent the previous 7 years at AIG (American International Group), most recently as VP and CIO for AIG Aerospace, a leading global aerospace insurer.
implemented numerous improvements that have delivered substantial value to the organization while managing significant organizational change in a turbulent market environment.
In addition to his role as AVP of Information Technology with AIG Personal Lines, Jay was selected as CFO for Operations and Systems in 2006 and led multiple global IT Finance and Governance Standards initiatives that resulted in millions of dollars in savings for the organization.
continues to be a thought leader in the Information Technology
arena and is a frequent guest speaker and panelist, both in Atlanta and Nationwide.
been featured in multiple publications, including Forbes
, Wall Street Journal
, and CIO Magazine
In recognition of his accomplishments, Jay was selected as Georgia CIO of the Year in 2011, and is currently serving as Chair for the Georgia CIO Leadership Association.
commitment and dedication to community involvement is evidenced by the time and energy he
In 2007, he
founded the non-profit group, Priscilla's Promise
, in honor of his
late wife, which raises funds for cervical cancer education and research.
In 2011 he was elected to the Board of Directors for TechBridge, an Atlanta-based nonprofit organization that helps other nonprofits use technology to improve their capability to serve the community, and in 2013 was named Board Chair.
Jay earned both his Bachelor's Degree in Political Science and his Masters of Business Administration from The University of Georgia.
continues to be involved with his
alma mater, both as a mentor for young alumni and as a member of the Alumni Board of Directors for the Terry College of Business