Jay Duff began his career as a coop student at General Motors Institute where he earned an electrical engineering degree. Jay later earned a master's degree in management from Penn State. He has experience in manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, financial services and hospitality. He held a variety of engineering, management and executive roles including chief information officer. He currently leads the Chick-fil-A Technology Innovation Center located in Midtown, Atlanta. He is an elder at Ponce Presbyterian Church. Jay and his wife, Rebecca, are residents of Midtown, Atlanta.