Author, music, creative, home renovation, program/project management, USAC cycling coach, PADI scuba diver,
Music, cycling, cooking, scuba diving, travel, faith/family, pets
Jay attended Ohio State University where he studied electric and double bass as a performance major. In 1979, he transferred to Cincinnati Conservatory of Music where he was the bassist for the top jazz band in the school. After a year at CCM, Jay took time off from school to perform professionally until deciding that he needed to finish college. For financial reasons, Jay transferred back to Ohio State University where he finished his degree.
Jay has over 15-years of experience as a professional Nashville musician and has performed with Shania Twain as well as performed on The Grand Ole Opry and the Canadian Country Music Awards. Along with his degree in music and 10-years of experience as an audio producer, Jay draws upon his wide variety of experiences to craft your next article or blog or interview.
Jay is a licensed USA Cycling Coach (L-3) and serves Middle Tennessee JDRF in training amateur athletes of all ages for their yearly fundraising ride. With over 36-years of cycling experience, ranging from racing to long-distance events, Jay writes for his own blog (CyclingOver50) in which he deals with training issues for those over 50-years of age.
Jay worked with Aptera Software on free-lance projects ranging from blog posts to an e-book for one of their customers, Latham Pools. With his background in construction and remodeling, Jay was able to gather essential information from the client in order to craft an entertaining yet informative e-book.
Additionally, Jay was asked to write blog articles about B2B social media marketing, manufacturing struggles for manufacturing companies, and why content marketing is essential for manufacturing companies.
Jay has contributed blog posts to a software company in which the topics were content marketing, social media for B2B, and why marketing for manufacturing companies is often neglected or overlooked.
Jay is a published fantasy author and has penned three novels in his War of Whispers series: Tears of Min Brock, Martyr's Moon, When Kings Clash. He is currently writing Book IV with hopes of having it published in 2020.
He works regularly with a published website that compiles and ranks the top schools in a particular field or degree program. His job is to research the schools and then rank them based upon:
1) Yearly tuition
2) Teacher to student ratio or another measurable parameter.
His writing style for these projects is concise, informative, and avoids the passive voice.
Jay was contracted to create (2) e-books for a pool company, one of which was to be a coloring book. The sample is from the coloring book.