SARASOTA, July 27, 2015 – Plymouth Harbor on Sarasota Bay, a not-for-profit continuing care community of distinction for older adults, welcomes the newest member of The Plymouth Harbor Foundation Board, Jay Price, as Member at Large Trustee. Jay is a First Vice President – Investments and Financial Advisor with the Juron Price Wealth Management Group of Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC.
The Plymouth Harbor Foundation, an LLC of Plymouth Harbor, Inc., was established in 2012. Governed by a separate Board of Trustees, The Foundation was established to further ensure the appropriate stewardship of contributed funds, develop fundraising strategies that support the most positive aging experience possible, and provide funding for innovative programs and services in the surrounding community. The Board consists of the CEO and CFO of Plymouth Harbor, Inc.; at least three members of the corporate Plymouth Harbor, Inc. Board of Trustees; three Plymouth Harbor residents who do not sit on the corporate Board; and three at-large members, one of which is now Jay. Members serve a term of three years, and may elect to serve two consecutive terms.
As a member of The Plymouth Harbor Foundation Board, Jay is responsible for helping to guide the Board’s decisions in relation to both Plymouth Harbor and the greater Sarasota community. Jay has a close connection to Plymouth Harbor, as his parents moved into an apartment in the Plymouth Harbor tower 23 years ago. His father, Donald Price, has since passed, however, his mother, Elsa Price, remains an active member of the community today.
“It is a pleasure to welcome Jay Price to The Foundation Board. He has history with Plymouth Harbor as both of his parents have been residents. He comes to us with a strong financial background as well as a wonderful philanthropic interest,” says William (Bill) Johnston, Chair of The Plymouth Harbor Foundation Board.
Jay was born in Southport, Connecticut, and was raised in Manchester, and Stowe, Vermont. After finishing high school in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, he moved to Wichita, Kansas, to serve six years in the 8th Air Force Strategic Air Command. After his Air Force service and his education at Wichita State University, he joined Boeing Military Co. Aerospace Group, and worked on national defense projects.
In 1984, Jay moved to Sarasota, Florida, and spent 12 years traveling and managing worldwide, special access international defense projects for Fairchild Weston and its successors, Loral Aerospace – Lockheed Martin. He then served as Director, Corporate Accounts for an international telecommunications firm.
His previous board service includes chair of the St. Thomas More Finance Committee. Additionally, he and his wife, Leslie Juron, co-chaired the Girls Incorporated of Sarasota County Capital Campaign and were both awarded the Girls, Inc. Visionary Award.
About Plymouth Harbor on Sarasota Bay Plymouth Harbor on Sarasota Bay, founded in 1966, operates as a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community (CCRC) for 300 residents and is centrally located on the Bay between Bird Key and St. Armands Circle with vistas of the Gulf, Bay, and the city of Sarasota. It offers customized independent living residences, home care, assisted living, and skilled nursing and rehabilitation therapy services in the Smith Care Center. The Plymouth Harbor Foundation was established in 2012 to further ensure the appropriate stewardship of contributed funds, develop fundraising strategies that support the most positive aging experience possible, and provide funding for innovative programs and services in the region. Please visit www.plymouthharbor.org or www.facebook.com/plymouthharbor for more information.