Prior to forming Bott-Anderson Partners, Inc., Jay Anderson was Executive Vice President, Treasurer, and Chief Financial Officer for American Heritage Life Investment Company of Jacksonville, Florida.
In addition, Jay has held several notable positions, including Chief Executive Officer at E.G. Baldwin & Associates, Inc. in Cleveland, Ohio, President and Chief Executive Officer at Capitol American Financial Corporation in Cleveland, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Baptist Health Systems, Inc. of Jacksonville, Senior Vice President and co-manager of all healthcare investment banking activities for the southeastern United States for Underwood, Neuhaus & Company, Inc. of Jacksonville, Senior Vice President/Manager of William G. Ceas & Company, a healthcare investment banking firm in Rolling Meadows, Illinois, and Certified Public Accountant and Senior Auditor and Consultant with Ernst & Ernst of Chicago, Illinois.
Jay is a registered financial principal with the National Association of Security Dealers, a Chartered Life Underwriter (CLU), and a past Certified Public Accountant. He is also a past member of the advisory board of directors of CNL Bank – First Coast, a Jacksonville-based commercial bank.
Jay has served in leadership positions in a number of civic organizations. He is immediate past chairman and current member of the board for Baptist Medical Center Beaches and a member of the Board for Baptist Health, the hospital’s parent. He is past Treasurer of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, past member of the Board of Directors for the American Cancer Society of Jacksonville Beach, past member of the Board of Directors for the Catholic Foundation of the Diocese of St. Augustine, and past Treasurer of the Board of Directors of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of North Florida.
Jay graduated from the University of Notre Dame with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Accounting, followed by a Master’s Degree with a double major in Finance/Industrial Relations from Northwestern University.