Meet our President
Meet Our President
President & CEO (and Head Oyster Shucker)
Over the past 26 years, Jay Mandarino has raised more than $50 million dollars for hundreds of charities worldwide by performing as a professional auctioneer through his Not-For-Profit Corporation, JBM Auction Services.
At his day job, he is President & CEO of 30 companies (and growing!) including one of the world’s largest Not-For-Profit indoor skateboard parks and schools. The Sightings page on his company’s website www.jbmauctionservices.com shows Jay with many of the celebrities that he has worked with, both professionally and philanthropically.
From Los Angeles to Miami to New York to Toronto, Jay has performed at events for David Foster, Sting, Gordon Ramsay, Ben Affleck, Michael “Pinball” Clemons, Eva Longoria, Jude Law, Michael Bolton, and Sir Elton John. Jay is an outstanding auctioneer and performer whose motto is, “Lend a hand, by raising yours.”
Jay’s philanthropic work has been acknowledged in many editorial articles, letters of praise and with numerous awards including two medals – the Diamond Jubilee Medal from her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II and the Ontario Medal for Good Citizenship from the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, recognizing individuals who, through exceptional long-term efforts, have made outstanding contributions to their communities.
Jay has always had a strong passion for helping others conquer their own human challenges and it is this passion that drives him to give so much back.