Jay Morris is president of Jay Morris Communications LLC, a public relations consulting firm he formed in October 2011 after completing an 11-year stint as senior vice president of marketing and communications for the National Association of Federal Credit Unions.
Jay has worked for over 30 years in the association and communications field, previously serving as director of public affairs for the National Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors and manager of government research and publications for the National Restaurant Association.
He began his career as a reporter and photographer with the Tidewater News and then became editor of the Chesapeake Post. He has been a contributing writer for Restaurants USA, The Tidewater Virginian, City Paper, Veteran, Almanac of the Unelected, The Independent Writer, Advisor Today, Capitol Communicator, PRSA-NCC Blog and The Federal Credit Union.
Jay is a member of the Public Relations Society of America and serves on the board of the National Capital Chapter. He is also on the board of the Independent Public Relations Alliance.
Active in civic, professional and religious organizations, he brings a unique brand of can-do spirit and purpose to each new endeavor. His desire to blog on leadership, career and life changes stems from his many years of observing and managing people, improving organizations and volunteering in various capacities.