Jay Ward is a business executive and proud father of ten children. He attended the US Naval Academy and served in the US Navy as a nuclear officer. After attending MBA schools, Jay worked for manufacturing companies in the chemical, semi-conductor, and industrial markets. For a decade, Jay served as a Senior Vice-President at Donaldson Company Inc. in Belgium and Minneapolis. He currently is the CEO of Minnesota Rubber and Plastics.
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 the Chairman of the Board for Chesterton Academy, a joyfully Catholic classical high school. With two daughters attending college that hosts an SPO community and three more children targeting college, Jay is excited to bring his business acumen and love of the Holy Spirit to Saint Paul's Outreach.