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Dr. Jay

Dr. Jay is the Founder and President of College Bound Advantage and has over 25 years of college teaching, administration, and academic advising experience. Prior to forming College Bound Advantage in 2016, he completed his 13th year at Ohio Dominican University as an Associate Professor of Management and Leadership.

Over the years he has served ODU as Chair of the Division of Business (5 years), Director of the Graduate Business Programs (5 years), and Interim Dean of Academic Programs (2 years). He also served on both Undergraduate and Graduate Curriculum committees and developed an interest and expertise in new program development and curriculum re-design. Over the years, he has served as faculty academic advisor to over 400 graduate and undergraduate students, helping each clarify their direction, organize their studies, and maximize their opportunities while in college and afterwards.

Prior to ODU, he served as Dean of the Graduate School of Business at Franklin University and Director of the Leadership Center at Texas Christian University (TCU). Prior to entering higher education in 1990, Dr. Jay was a banker and commercial lender in Dallas, Texas.

Dr. Jay holds a PhD in Higher Education Administration, an MA in Counseling from The Ohio State University and an MS in Management from the University of Texas at Dallas.

Additionally, he is licensed in Ohio as a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor (LPCC – inactive status) and has served on the Boards of the Conway Center for Family Business and the C.G Jung Association of Central Ohio.