John P (Jay) Sweeney brings over 35 years of senior financial experience to Capital Tactics from both the private sector and from state and local government. Jay’s industry experience includes roles as Chief Financial Officer and Controller with companies in the ocean freight transportation and specialty construction and contracting. He also has extensive state and local government experience. He recently finished a nine-year tole as the Chief Financial and Administrative Officer for the combined city/county government of Sitka, Alaska, a 160-employee, $50 million annual budget entity. A native of Cincinnati, Jay attended Northern Kentucky University, received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Idaho, and has a master’s degree in Business Administration from Indiana University. Jay is also a veteran, having served 12 years active duty with the United States Army.