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Jay is a Managing Partner of O2 Investment Partners. He is a seasoned executive with more than 20 years of private equity, corporate development and operating management experience. He has extensive acquisition, divestiture and investment experience in a variety manufacturing, manufacturing technology, logistics and distribution businesses located the U.S., Canada, Mexico, France, Germany and Italy, completing more than 15 transactions with aggregate revenues in excess of $1 billion and transaction value in excess of $500 million.
Jay has also served in executive management roles for manufacturing and distribution businesses, including COO and CFO for both public and privately held companies with operations in North America, Europe, Asia and Australia and revenues ranging from $100 million to more than $450 million. He has extensive experience in raising capital, including more than $750 million in both private and public senior debt, convertible subordinated debt, as well as experience in raising both public and private equity.
Prior to his career in private equity and executive management of operating businesses, Jay spent nearly 10 years working in the middle market and large corporate areas of commercial banking with a regional bank in Michigan.
Jay serves on the Board of Directors (Chairman of Audit Committee) of Flagstar Bank (NYSE: FBC), a publicly traded federal savings bank headquartered in Troy, Michigan with assets of $15 billion. Jay also serves on the Board of Directors (Audit, Comp Committees) of Power Solutions International (NASDAQ: PSIX), a $150 million publicly traded leader in the design, engineering and manufacturer of emissions-certified alternative fuel and conventional power systems. In addition, Jay serves as a Director on the boards of O2’s portfolio businesses, Alpha Sintered Metals (Chairman), Greco Aluminum Railings, O2 Specialty Manufacturing (Chairman), Packaging Concepts & Design (Chairman), PCT Brands, and National Technologies.
He is a graduate of The Wharton School of Finance and Commerce at the University of Pennsylvania.