Kay is the Catalyst for Humanitarian International Services Group (HISG). Kay was born into a first generation Japanese American home. After graduating in 1986, with a Bachelor of Arts from Occidental College in Los Angeles, CA, he worked for Procter and Gamble in southern California. He was ranked one of the top national salesman for Procter and Gamble's Food Division in 1988. He then worked for Coldwell Banker Commercial Real Estate as an Industrial Sales and Leasing Agent in Glendale, CA.
Kay has an International Diploma in Humanitarian Assistance (IDHA) from the University of Geneva, Fordham University, The Center for International Health and Cooperation and the Royal College of Surgeons at the University of Belfast. This globally recognized diploma was attained in Geneva, Switzerland. Information on this program can be found at www.cihc.org
Kay has been awarded an honorary Doctorate of Philosphy (PH.D) from Kathmandu International University in June, 2010. The doctorate degree is in the field of Philanthropy.
Kay has a distinguished career in the non-profit sector. He has started multiple non-profits and has overseen global initiatives involving millions of people and every country of the world.
Kay is one of the founders of Humanitarian International Services Group (HISG), located in Palmer Lake, CO. He has worked with NGOs, IOs, government officials, business leaders and faith based groups in humanitarian activities around the world.
Kay resides with his wife Julie in Colorado Springs, Colorado. They have five daughters.