Jay Blandford has blended a start-up work ethic with game-changing processes to scale companies’ revenue engines and deliver dynamic results over 20+ years. He has been with the organization since 2016, joining as chief revenue officer of Sageworks prior to the acquisition by Banker’s Toolbox and evolution to Abrigo. His prior experience includes 12 years as executive vice president of sales and business development at Parata Systems, a McKesson Technology Provider, and he was national account manager-business development for medical device maker OraSure Technologies. Jay holds a bachelor’s degree from Marquette University and is completing the Executive Scholars Program at Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.
Jay often says,
“I am passionate about helping these community financial institutions win because they have a huge impact on local businesses and the broader economy.”
He is confident that when they don’t have to chase paperwork and focus on non-value-added tasks, they can invest in a better customer experience and seize opportunities to grow – not merely survive.