Jay Kelly


Jay is Converge's President & Managing Partner

He provides strategic vision and leadership for the company. He also leads the business development efforts as well as client relationships.

More About Jay

  • Jay has spent most of his career working on Madison Avenue helping develop brands like Ford Motor Company and Nissan Motors.

  • He loves the mission of Higher Education, and is excited to continue to help some of the best colleges and universities in the world.

  • When Jay isn’t working, you can usually find him on the golf course working on his game.


  • Certificate in Change Management from Cornell University. Bachelor of Arts from Rowan University
  • Leadership roles with start-ups to some of the most well-known brands in marketing and communications.


  • Blogs: HubSpot Blog
  • Book: Call Me Ted by Ted Turner
  • Social channel: Twitter
  • Bands: Coldplay and Darius Rucker
  • Hangout: The Bar at The Dupont Circle Hotel