Jay Manzo, CPA
President, Door Security & Safety Foundation, Guest
President and CEO, H&G/Schultz Door
Jay began his professional career as an auditor for a large international accounting firm and worked there for seven years, providing consulting and auditing services for both public and private companies of all sizes. He then went to work in accounting management and financial/regulatory reporting for two large publicly-owned companies, gaining experience in M&A and IPO work prior to joining H&G/Schultz Door in 1997.
Jay held various financial/management positions at H&G/Schultz Door before being appointed President and CEO in 2006. He also serves on its Board of Directors and is the Trustee for the company’s Employee Stock Ownership Plan and Trust. Jay’s responsibilities include overseeing day-to-day operations and as well as long-range planning for the company. He holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Saint Louis University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
During Jay’s career in the door and hardware industry, he has participated on several advisory boards with both manufacturers and distributors. He also has participated on several DHI committees and has been a Door Security & Safety Foundation Board Trustee since 2012.