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Jay Cooley

Administrative Director

Jay_Cooley_Sm_w_Border.jpgJay is the Administrative Director of CURENT and is responsible for oversight of all financial, human resources and sponsored project operations of CURENT.

Jay joined CURENT in October 2017 and has worked for the University of Tennessee since 2011.  He previously worked at the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy in the capacity of Business Manager.  In this role he provided financial oversight of the Center since 2014.  He started his career in the Sponsored Projects Accounting Department as an Accountant in 2011.  In this role he provided support and guidance on sponsored projects for various organizations across the Knoxville Campus.  Prior to his employment at the University, he was an auditor for a local CPA firm.

Jay holds a B.S. degree in Accounting from the University of Akron and a B.A. in Finance from the University of Memphis.CURENT-Logo_Transparent-tiny.png