Jay joined Portland General Electric (PGE) in July 2015 and directs PGE’s business continuity and emergency management department, which includes managing corporate (physical) security and records management. His team is focused on enhancing PGE’s resiliency and ensuring that it has effective response, management and recovery processes for incidents that could interrupt critical business processes and impact electrical service to customers. He has experience in leading both operations and emergency management efforts within the U.S. Coast Guard and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) where he was an Incident Management Assist Team leader. Jay graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy with a Marine Engineering/Naval Architecture degree and received an MBA from Purdue University. He served in the Coast Guard as an aviator and aeronautical engineer.