Jay Lindell is a retired Air Force major general and is currently serving as the Aerospace and Defense Industry Champion, Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade. In this role, Jay promotes aerospace and defense industry economic development for Colorado. He has been in his current position since November 2013.
Maj Gen Lindell is a 1978 graduate of the Air Force Academy and went on to serve over 33 years in the Air Force retiring 1 January 2012. His graduate education includes a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from Troy University and numerous professional military and executive education programs.