Background & Experience
Jay Olson joined NAI Horizon in 2018 after 25 years as President and Director of Operations for Sun Pac International. Olson grew up in the manufacturing industry, working alongside his father for most of his life. His experience includes sales and manufacturing management, facilities operations and management, supply chain expertise, and research and development. His previous experience also includes the buying and selling of industrial and manufacturing properties for his family's business since 2001.
In 1994, Olson became president of his family’s food and beverage manufacturing facility. He has served as property manager for his family’s commercial and residential property investment interests for the past 18 years.
For 6 years, Olson was a firefighter for the City of Scottsdale Fire Department. He continues to be actively involved in the community, making a difference wherever he can.
A native of Detroit, Michigan, Olson has lived in Scottsdale, Arizona, since 1973. He is the father of a daughter 20 and a son, 17. He attended Scottsdale and Mesa community colleges. Olson gives back to the community through volunteer work with youth sports and municipal endeavors.