President & Co-Founder
As Converge's President & Co-Founder, Jay provides strategic vision and leadership for the company. He also leads the business development efforts as well as client relationships.
Bachelor of Arts from Rowan University, Change Management Certificate from Cornell University.
He loves the mission of Higher Education, and is excited to continue to help some of the best colleges and universities in the world.
Jay has spent most of his career working on Madison Avenue helping develop brands like Ford Motor Company and Nissan Motors.
When Jay isn’t working, you can usually find him on the golf course working on his game.
"Make it simple, but significant!" – Don Draper
What I've Been Up To
I've done a few things and you can filter them by my name, a subject, and a specific blog topic.
Posted on December 23, 2015
posted by Jay Kelly on December 23, 2015 in Converge Blog What’s New and Next in SEO? Turn to Nampa, Idaho. At Converge 2015, I had the privilege to present with Zach Vineyard, director of web development at Northwest Nazarene University. During our presentation, Zach shared the secret to his success at NNU. Zach and … Continued
Posted on December 21, 2015
posted by Jay Kelly on December 21, 2015 in Converge Blog Why Are Adult Students Enrolling at Your Institution? Chances are they’re enrolling at higher rates than ever before. Do you know why? The reasons have shifted in the last 10 years. Scott Jeffe, Director at Aslanian Market Research (the leader in adult student research), … Continued
Posted on April 15, 2015
posted by Jay Kelly on April 15, 2015 in Webinar Last week I had the privilege of presenting Inbound Marketing to a full room at NAGAP with Hollie Lindner from Northwest Nazarene University. Hollie and I shared insights from our work together, and reviewed in-depth the three pillars of Inbound Marketing: Attract, Convert and Delight … Continued