Attorney, Gianelli & Associates
Growing up with entrepreneur parents in Massachusetts, Jay has always been interested in business and helping others. After starting his first business at only 12 years old, he later went on to study accounting at Boston College and work in San Diego helping various family businesses. He then pursued a law degree from Concord Law School. He has studied in Italy and worked in Malawi, where he gained valuable international experience. While in Malawi, Jay worked as an accountant for a college, a K-12 school and a hospital. He also worked on implementing food security programs and at-risk youth education programs while supporting a local orphanage.
Jay married a Modesto girl and they set down roots as a business and estate planning attorney at Gianelli & Associates. He works to integrate his passion and experience of service with the opportunities presented to him as an attorney. He has seen the needs and opportunities of this community first-hand, from forming and working with various non-profits to advising successful local businesses.