Jay Consalvi is a Partner and founding member of Palmares Energy. He is a 2002 graduate of the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, Maryland, with a degree in Oceanography and Meteorology. As a US Navy Fighter Pilot based in Virginia Beach, Virginia, Jay flew F-14 Tomcats and F/A-18F Super Hornets. He served two combat deployments aboard the USS Harry S. Truman flying missions in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Jay went on to be an Instructor Pilot in San Diego, CA, teaching students to land F/A-18 Hornets on aircraft carriers. In 2011, Jay moved to Midland to start a new, and arguably more exciting, career in the Oil and Gas Industry.