Jay is a native of Ironton, Ohio, with a Bachelor of Arts from Mount Vernon Nazarene University. He is actively involved with his community, serving on the Ironton City Schools Board of Education, as well as the Ironton Tiger Clan Booster Club. Jay is a member and past president of the Ironton Rotary club, and a member of the Ironton First Church of the Nazarene.
Jay is married to Bekki (Skipworth) Zornes and they have two daughters, Lilly and Julia.
Jay enjoys helping people of all ages and feels his people skills make it easy for people to talk with him about one of life's biggest challenges: personal financial planning.