As First Light’s operations manager, Jay Bang oversees and executes many aspects of the firm’s operations, including client account management, contract management, technology, compliance support and marketing communications.
Since 2008, Bang has held a variety of operations positions within the investment industry, through which he honed his data analytics, risk mitigation and business process management skills. Before joining First Light, Bang was an operations analyst for Wells Fargo. He also spent 11 years in various operations roles at DST Systems, a company providing advisory, technology and operations outsourcing services to the financial services and health care industries. Most recently, Bang led software development efforts at DST designed to improve mutual fund operational efficiencies and was a senior mutual fund operations manager for the company. Bang graduated from Gustavus Adolphus College with a bachelor of arts degree in business management and earned a master of business administration (MBA) degree from Hamline University.