A Louisiana resident for over 40 years, Jay McGee was born in upstate New York and has lived all over the United States including California, Illinois, Florida, Georgia, Texas, and Louisiana. After graduating from USL in electrical engineering and LSU with an MBA, he started his businesses in advertising and real estate which he has continued since.
Jay is active in many business and community service organizations. He has done charity work for the American Diabetes Association as the Chairman for Walktobertfest as well as for the Baton Rouge Jaycees, where he received several awards. He has been a member of BABR for over 25 years and has served as treasurer, secretary and other board positions. Through the years, Jay has been a member of the Chamber of Commerce, President and Vice President of the Wimbledon Estates Civic Association, and worked with the Children’s Miracle Network. Jay also likes to work on computer projects and has created several web applications, including one he currently uses for his business, in addition to web sites for his breakfast club and other organizations. Outside of work, Jay likes to travel and has been to England, Scotland, Germany, Malaysia, Singapore, and China to name a few.
In his free time, Jay remodels homes, enjoys woodworking, repairing things, and cross country motorcycle riding. Jay spends time with family and friends on the high seas as a platinum member of Carnival Cruise Lines. His most recent cruise was to attend his niece’s wedding.
Jay is known to help in times of need. He has provided housing for family and friends as well as flood survivors from the recent floods. Jay
sponsored a float in the St. Patrick’s Day parade for 5 years and for the past 2 years has served as Lieutenant in Krewe of Mystique.
Jay is the youngest of 4 children and his parents are the late Robert Andrew McGee and Joyce Ann McGee. When he was a child, Jay built model airplanes and cars, a tree house with a sun deck, and a color television from a kit with junk yard parts that was used as the family TV for several years.