Jay Fechtel has more than 26 years of experience in business ownership and operation in the design, construction and energy efficient products industries. In 1987, he founded and is the CEO of a design-build firm specializing in custom, high-end residential and light commercial construction.
Jay is also a founder and the CEO of Olive Tree Energy, a renewable energy technology company with numerous issued and pending patents. Olive Tree Energy licenses technology, manufactures products and provides turnkey energy saving solutions for government buildings, business facilities and residential homes.
He attended Washington and Lee University, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with Phi Beta Kappa honors and a Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce. He has served on numerous service projects and community boards, including the National Christian Foundation Tampa Bay and Lakeshore Bible Church.
Jay is married, with four children.