Jay Lanier

Key Account Director, Interface, Inc.

Jay is a Key Account Director with Interface, the world’s leading commercial flooring manufacturer and a globally-recognized pioneer in the field of industrial sustainability. He serves on the boards of The National Wildlife Federation, Muddy Sneakers, EcoForesters, the NextGen committee of the Ray C. Anderson foundation and the Southern Environmental Law Center’s Next30 committee. Jay is passionate about continuing the legacy of his grandfather, Ray Anderson, the founder of Interface, who dedicated his career to demonstrating the business logic of sustainability. Originally from Atlanta, he now lives in Asheville, NC with his wife, son and birddog. Jay graduated from Wake Forest University in 2005 with a BA in English and is an avid fly angler, outdoorsman and naturalist.