Jay L. Thacker
Chief Financial Officer
Jay is Chief Financial Officer of Wellspring Associates and has worked in the financial services industry for more than 25 years. He is a creative, results-oriented financial professional with expertise in all areas of the Wealth Integration Process™. Jay has extensive experience in managing diversified wealth services operations, utilizing his interpersonal and analytical skills to achieve the goals of the firm and its clients.
Jay focuses his attention on ensuring the highly affluent client base of the firm is well served with clarity, confidence and peace of mind. In doing so, he helps maintain the firm’s national position as the premier provider of Wealth Integration™.
Jay is a member of a large family that instilled a sense of service to the community. He is a volunteer with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, where he is a leader in the activity program for the congregation. From 1982 to 1983, Jay lived in Italy serving as a full-time missionary for his church. He learned to speak fluent Italian and lived in seven cities throughout the central part of Italy from Naples to Forli. In addition to his church service, Jay also volunteers with the Boy Scouts of America.
Outside Wellspring Associates, Jay spends time with his family and in the outdoors. He enjoys backpacking in the mountains with his son’s Boy Scout troop and relaxing on the beach with the family. Jay and his extended family have a tradition of spending a holiday week on the beach each year where they relax, play and build intricate sandcastles.
A native of Phoenix, Arizona, Jay attended Brigham Young University, where he earned his Bachelor of Arts and Master of Business Administration degrees. While attending BYU, Jay met his wife, Julie, and became a loyal BYU football fan. They moved to Spring, Texas, after college and lived there for 21 years before moving to their current home in Johns Creek, Georgia. Jay and Julie are proud parents and grandparents of three children and two grandchildren.