Jay Altizer

Chief Operations Officer


Jay Altizer joined Fourth as Chief Operating Officer in 2021. Jay has nearly 30 years of experience leading teams in business services, software implementation, strategy, operations, and product management. Most recently, Jay was the President of GES – a global events services provider with $1.15B in sales and 3500 full time employees across North America, the UK, and Europe. Previously, Jay was SVP and General Manager at Dean Foods, where he served large global hospitality customers such as McDonald’s, Sonic, Darden, Chick-fil-A, and Burger King.

Jay began his career in professional services at Deloitte, where he led systems implementations for large corporate clients such as CKE Restaurants, Inc. He then spent time at Bain and Company leading strategy, M&A, and transformation efforts for global clients across a variety of industries. He also has extensive private equity experience leading diligence, growth, and operational improvement projects as the founder of Falling Branch Advisors.

Jay lives in Dallas with his wife and three children.