Jay B. Jones earned his Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from West Virginia Wesleyan College in 2000. While there, Jay was named Captain of his Football Team and then went on to coach the Offensive Line for one season following graduation. After college, Jay took his leadership off the football field and into the Electrical Construction Industry. After completing his Apprenticeship, Jay became a Journeyman Wireman with IBEW Local Union 456 in New Brunswick, New Jersey where he worked for 11 years as a Journeyman Wireman, Foreman and General Foreman. He then had the opportunity to work with the National Electrical Contractors Association as a NECA Field Representative covering the NECA Eastern Region. He is a graduate of both the VOLT and NEXT Leadership Academies and has served as the Co-Coordinator for the Outstanding Apprentices attending the National Training Institute.