Jay Holland

Jay joined Ostroff Associates in 2018 with extensive experience guiding lobbying efforts and leading political campaigns.

Before joining the firm, Jay worked as a contract lobbyist for an Albany, NY based consulting firm. There he served clients in a wide range of industries from small business associations to global corporations with a continued track record of successfully branding and winning legislative issues within the legislature and the public.

Jay brings a diverse political skillset to aid our clients in their advocacy efforts. He understands the crossroads of governance and media and can help clients with both their lobbying and public relations needs.

Jay is the former Government Affairs Director for The NYS Restaurant Association where he led all advocacy operations for a 2,000 member trade association at the local, state, and federal levels. In this capacity, he successfully lobbied New York State Executive, Agencies and Legislature, as well as local governments including New York City Mayor, Agencies, and City Council.

Prior to that, Jay worked at the New York State Assembly, Department of Communication and Information Systems as Regional Communications Coordinator, where he developed and executed an annual communications plan for Members of the Assembly. He also has extensive campaign field experience in management and communications for hopeful political candidates.

Jay graduated from the University of Kansas with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science, and a Minor in English.