Jay Ward is a business executive and proud father of ten children. He attended the US Naval Academy, graduating with an engineering degree before attending Nuclear Power School and serving in the US Navy. After attending MBA schools in Georgia and California, Jay worked for manufacturing companies in the chemical, semi-conductor, and industrial markets. For a decade, Jay served as a Vice-President at Donaldson Company Inc. in Belgium and Minneapolis. He currently consults with private equity firms to grow and improve businesses.
Jay has served on numerous for profit and non-profit boards including the united Fund of Belgium, the American Chamber of Commerce Belgium and is currently an active board member of his parish's finance committee and the Chesterton Academy High School. With one daughter attending college that hosts an SPO community and four more children targeting college, Jay is excited to bring his business acumen and love of the Holy Spirit to Saint Paul's Outreach.