Commended for his outstanding abilities as an instructor, Jay Gassaway brings an exceptional breadth of real-world experience to his role as an instructor at the Griffin Tate Group.
Serving Public Service Electric & Gas for 35 years, Jay's tenure reflects his competency and commitment as a highly accomplished project management professional. He created and implemented the Project Management Manual that is utilized for managing nuclear projects costing up to $250 million. Additional duties include personnel instruction, process facilitation and internal consulting on related issues. He also created and conducted training in project management fundamentals for over 100 departmental supervisors and managers to improve organizational goal achievement.
Jay developed and implemented the design change management process for Hope Creek Nuclear Generating station. Additionally, he managed the process for the definition, scoping, prioritization and initiation of all nuclear projects, including an economic analysis system for evaluation and prioritization of conceptual projects.
Jay is currently the director at large of the Project Management Institute, Delaware Valley Chapter. He was the 2006 chapter president and served as chapter vice president and a member of the executive board from 2002-2004. He is a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
Jay holds a Master’s Certificate in Project Management from Villanova University, an MBA in finance and economics from Rutgers University, and a Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering from the Stevens Institute of Technology.