Jay Christensen

Jay Christensen

Jay performs analysis related to valuations of privately-held middle-market companies, including companies with Employee Stock Ownership Plans. He is skilled in the areas of gathering due diligence information and analyzing guideline public companies as well as examining merger and acquisition markets. Jay also studies the economic and industry conditions that can impact a company’s financial statements.



Prior to joining Chartwell, Jay was a financial analyst intern at Eaton Corporation where he worked on the valuations of various business segments and analyzed the effects of new lease accounting standards.


As an undergraduate student, Jay was a fixed income research analyst for his school’s student managed investment fund. He also interned at U.S. Bank, where he analyzed businesses’ financial statements to determine creditworthiness. Jay holds a Bachelor of Science degree in finance and accounting from the Curtis L. Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota.