Jay joined Valor in 2015 and serves as the Firm’s Controller. Jay’s responsibilities at Valor include financial reporting and budgeting, portfolio valuation, audit and tax management, insurance management, regulatory compliance, information technology, and management of limited partner communications.
Prior to joining Valor, Jay was a Senior Analyst for Ernst & Young LLP within the Valuation & Business Modeling group under Transaction Advisory Services. Jay performed valuations of business enterprises and intangible assets for the purposes of mergers and acquisitions, tax and legal entity restructuring and goodwill impairment testing, and assisted audit teams in the review of private equity portfolio company valuations. Previously, Jay was an Audit Senior with Ernst & Young LLP and specialized in audits of private equity funds, hedge funds and mutual funds.
Jay holds a B.S. in Accountancy from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Masters in Accounting Science with a Minor in Finance from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Jay is a registered Certified Public Accountant and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.