President, Brady Consulting & Communications, LLC

By leveraging its vast network of contacts in business, government and non-profits, Sarasota, Florida-based Brady Consulting & Communications provides building/environmental technology consulting, business development, communications and property management services for public and private companies.

BC&C’s clients offer a variety of services including state-of-the-art emergency alert systems (GSS/AlertFM), human security entry portals (Evolv Technologies Holdings: EVLV: NASDAQ), cable and cellular/5G telecommunications services (communications Consulting Group), 3D Virtual Tours using Matterport technology (Blue Immersive Media), and fast payback water conservation measures (EcoSense Solutions).

Jay received a Bachelors’ degree in Business Administration, majoring in finance with a minor in environmental studies, from the University of Florida College of Business Administration. He also earned a Masters’ degree in Urban and Regional Planning from the University of Florida College of Architecture, and completed a graduate course in transportation planning economics from the University of South Florida Graduate School’s Department of Civil Engineering.

A three-time award winning writer and licensed community association manager, Jay’s working life has spanned the public, private and not-for-profit sectors during the course of his 40-year career including the first 10 years as a city planner for three local governments. Since then, Jay served as a planning and impact fees consultant, as the chief executive officer and government lobbyist for a regional commercial builders’ association, government editor of a regional business publication and executive director of a large master-planned community.

He serves on the board of directors of Take Stock in Children of Sarasota County, Inc., the board of directors of The Lakes Estates Homeowners Association, and has served on numerous government agency boards and business association committees.