Executive Vice President, Preferred Lease
Prior to Rent-A-Center, J served as Chief Executive Officer of Aon Cyber Solutions, where he was responsible for global operations and growth strategies. J invented Aon’s proprietary Cyber Quotient Evaluation (CyQu), which won the 2019 Business Insurance Innovation Award.
During his tenure with Blackstone’s B2R Holdings J served as CEO, where he led the organization to its first $1 billion in loans and its creation of a new asset class: multi-borrower single-family rental securitization.
Another exceptional accomplishment is J’s invention of a global platform that supports Bluebird by American Express and Walmart, as well as American Express Serve, a full service reloadable prepaid account.
Since 2009, J has been a professor at Cornell University’s Johnson School, now a member of the permanent faculty holding a position of senior lecturer, where he has taught subjects ranging from cloud computing to cybersecurity, recently serving on the World Economic Forum’s Advisory Board for Advancing Cyber Resilience.
He is an avid skier and upland game hunter and has two hell-raising teenage boys and an incredibly understanding wife of more than 25 years.