A Renaissance Education

Jay Gantz '06

Partner at Baer Crossy McDemus

During his tenure at Olin, Jay never let opportunity pass him by. He cross-registered at both Babson and Wellsley College, taking classes in French, Biology, Art History, Philosophy and English, among other things. He also spent a summer studying Organic Chemistry at Harvard University, a semester abroad studying Chemistry and Totalitarinism while doing research in Bio-organic Chemistry at École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Switzerland. 

Suring his senior year, Jay was a visiting researcher in Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology at MIT. He returned to Swizerland as a Fulbright Scholar in 2006/2007, continuing his earlier work in Bio-organic Chemistry. In July 2007 he enrolled in the roint MD/PhD program at the University of Washington in Seattle, where he graduated in May 2015 and went on to persue a residency in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery.

Jay went on to become a partner at Baer Crossy Mcdemus, a company that delivers innovative products and tools for startup and emerging growth companies.