Jay Madara is Chief Financial Officer for Golf Channel, a NBC Sports Group network, and its related portfolio of businesses. Madara is responsible for the overall financial management and direction of Golf Channel, including long-range planning, annual budgeting, forecasting, new business development, financial reporting and accounting, as well as administrative and facilities management. Madara previously served Comcast Cable in Philadelphia as Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis and Vice President of Finance at Comcast Spotlight, the advertising sales business unit of Comcast Cable.
A certified public accountant by trade, Madara began his professional career with Ernst & Young and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. He also is a Core Class Fellow of Leadership Philadelphia and a graduate of the FBI Philadelphia Field Office Citizens Academy & Community Partnership Program.
Madara earned a bachelor’s degree from Temple University in Accounting and Finance, where he graduated magna cum laude and also played for the school’s baseball team. He lives in Windermere with his wife and two daughters.Back to Governing Board