Jay Gross was born and raised in Washington, DC, and graduated from Washington University in St. Louis in 2011 with a BA in Economics. As the son of Neal Gross, founder of Neal R. Gross & Co., Inc. (NRGCO) and a long-time AAERT member, Jay grew up in the court reporting industry and has been attending conferences since his childhood.

During summers in high school and college, Jay worked at NRGCO in a variety of roles including as a court reporter. He was originally trained in cassette tape recordings and handwritten notes.

Jay currently serves as the Chief Executive of NRGCO but has held many other positions there including Chief Project Officer, Social Media and Marketing Director, Business Development Associate, Scheduling Coordinator, and Director of Court Reporting Services. Jay has been a member of AAERT since 2012 and received his CER credential in 2014. He actively maintains his CER and spends a portion of his time on R&D for NRGCO’s Digital Court Reporting and Transcription services.

During the course of his career, Jay has worked on and helped NRGCO win municipal, state, and federal contracts as well as private and corporate work. He has covered many different types of cases from depositions to criminal court proceedings to scientific meetings and everything in between. Jay oversees NRGCO’s day-to-day operations and full-time staff in addition to several hundred subcontractors that NRGCO regularly works with around the country.

Jay’s primary goals as an AAERT Board member are to help grow the Association, attract new members to the profession and industry, and advance and promote the digital methodology in the legal community.

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