Director of Media, Technology and Facilities
225.387.0617 ext. 241
Jay is the director of media, technology and facilities at First Presbyterian overseeing sound, lighting and video for services, special events and theatrical productions. He also oversees the facilities on campus and keeping all the computers running. He is married to Angelle who teaches children’s church and occasionally sings with the 9 am worship team. They have two adult children, Landon and Micah, and two young adopted Chinese daughters, Rebekah and Anna. In a previous life, Jay directed episodes on The Discovery Channel and produced a mini-series for TLC. Jay graduated from The Ohio State University as an Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineer. He worked as a test engineer, speechwriter and satellite launch & operations in the Air Force. After his service time, he completed his Master’s in Writing & Directing Film & Television at Regent University in Virginia Beach, VA. He also holds an Associate’s Degree in Business Management. Before coming to First Presbyterian, Jay worked in megachurch media and LSU Residential Life media. He loves the beach, the mountains, kayaking, fishing, hiking and taking pictures.