Jay Hardy is a partner and President of Brinkman, a mission-driven real estate development and investment company headquartered in Fort Collins. He has 20 years of real estate experience with university, private sector, quasi-government, and public sector parties. He’s held various leadership roles including Executive Director, Vice President-General Manager, and Director of Marketing in several industries.

Jay holds a master’s degree in Sports Administration from University of Northern Colorado and a bachelor’s degree in Marketing and Sociology from Colorado State University.

He was appointed by Governor Hickenlooper as Chairman the Colorado Workforce Development Council and serves on the BBVA Compass Bank Northern Colorado Advisory Board.