Jay lives in Abbotsford, WI with his wife, Linda, and his six children, Ian, Christopher, Renson, Delaney, Hannah and Lily. He enjoys coaching basketball and little league.
Jay was born and raised on a dairy farm. In 1987, he purchased his own 45-cow dairy farm in Milan, WI and farmed there until 2002. Jay has also worked as a route salesman for a dairy supply company and as a DHIA supervisor and AI Technician for nearly eight years. Since 1996 Jay has worked as a dairy nutritionist. For the past three years, he has worked with beef producers in addition to dairy. As the Assistant General Manager, Jay is responsible for leading and overseeing the day-to-day activities of the organization, and is a bridge between various internal and external teams at ANC.