Jay Royston is a Vice President with Mountaingate. Jay currently serves on the board of directors of BioDerm, Bold Orange and RaiseRight. Prior to Mountaingate, Jay was with MidOcean Partners, a New York-based middle-market private equity firm focused on the business services and consumer sectors. Jay began his career as an investment banker with Bank of America Merrill Lynch, where he worked on a variety of advisory and capital raising assignments within the Financial Institutions Group. Jay graduated from Duke University with a B.S. in Civil Engineering and a minor in Economics. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Jay enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, flying airplanes, skiing and golf.