Jay Beekman is Director of Investment Services at LOCUS Impact Investing. In this role, Jay provides advisory services to a variety of clients while leading LOCUS’ Investment Manager engagement with Invest Appalachia, a regional blended capital investment vehicle, and serving as Director of Investments for the Opportunity Virginia, the Commonwealth’s Opportunity Zone market.
Prior to LOCUS, Mr. Beekman was Director of Finance & Strategy at TDBBS and an investment banker at Harris Williams & Co., where he advised public and private companies on mergers, acquisitions, and capital-raising transactions across a range of industries. He began his career lending to small and middle-market businesses at City National Bank.
Mr. Beekman has a B.A. in History and Hispanic Studies from Boston College and an M.B.A. from the University of Virginia. He lives in Richmond with his wife, daughter, and golden retriever.