Jay Lara is COO for both Carport Central (CarportCentral.com) and the American Building Network (AmericanBuildingNetwork.com), both of which are headquartered in Mount Airy, NC. He has over 20 years of experience in the light gauge steel building & metal roofing industries, and has been involved in every facet of the business, from engineering & design, to fabrication, to installation, to marketing, to business innovation, to leadership. One of Jay’s current passions is helping both manufacturers and service providers bridge the gap from B2B to B2C. Jay loves to travel, and enjoys hitting the open road in his Tesla.