Jay Foster

Fund Accounting Manager

Key Facts

  • James (Jay) Foster is a Certified Public Accountant (California Board of Accountancy, License 132675)
  • Enjoys running and has completed both the LA and SF marathons
  • Listens to vinyl records, and is an aspiring bass guitarist


Jay works to support the fund-level accounting for all of the Industry Ventures funds.

Prior to joining Industry Ventures, Jay worked at Standish Management where he specialized in fund administration and consulting for venture capital and private equity clients, including the Industry Ventures Secondary Funds. Jay started his career at Ernst & Young in the Financial Services tax group, providing services to asset management clients that included well-known private equity firms and fund-of-funds.

Jay graduated from University of California, Los Angeles with a B.A. in Business Economics, and a minor in Accounting.