Jay Riskind

Last modified on: 12-17-2020 14:51:50

(Public Finance Authority, Texas)

Entered Office: 12-2020 Term Ends: 02-01-2023

General Information

Home Town: Austin

Personal Information

Jay Riskind of Austin is president of The Riskind Group, a cross border firm focused on the development of asset platforms and special situation investment in a range of industry sectors. He is an enterprise club member of the American Enterprise Institute and a member of the International Franchise Association. He is chair of The Riskind Foundation and a board member of The Elliott School of International Affairs at The George Washington University (GW). Additionally, he is former chair of the Shangrila Farms Ltd. Steering Committee, former board member of the Yunnan Mountain Heritage Foundation, and former entrepreneur in residence at Zhejiang University School of Business. Riskind received a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics and a minor in Chinese from GW.