Jay Banfield is a social entrepreneur with experience in the private, public, nonprofit, and educational sectors. Prior to joining All Home, Jay spent 12 years at Year Up, leading its expansion into the San Francisco Bay Area and ultimately serving as its chief officer of Innovation & Scale and managing director, California. A nationally recognized youth and workforce development program, Year Up partners with firms such as Facebook, LinkedIn, and Salesforce to develop technical talent from within urban communities and was recognized locally with the Tipping Point Award from the Tipping Point Community.
Jay graduated with honors from Stanford University and earned a Master of Public Policy degree from the University of California at Berkeley, after which he began his career at Oracle Corporation. He has worked on local, state, and national political campaigns and has served in both the legislative and executive branches of government. He served as the chief assistant treasurer for the City and County of San Francisco and as the assistant general manager, Business Services for the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission. For several years, Jay also taught a graduate-level course as an adjunct faculty member at Golden Gate University.
An active community member, he led the San Francisco Parks Trust (now Parks Alliance) and has served on the boards of San Francisco University High School, Cornerstone OnDemand Foundation, Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), Stanford Athletics Buck/Cardinal Club, San Francisco Friends School, and San Francisco Little League.