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Management Team

Jay Goldklang, Founder and President

Jay Goldklang is the Founder and President of Gold Standard Collectibles. 


Jay has been deeply involved in the sports memorabilia industry for over ten years, specializing in autographs and game-used memorabilia while dealing with a wide range of other items.  His "eye" for recognizing authentic autographs has been commended by a long list of authenticators, dealers, and other hobbyists. 


Jay has topped $3 million in sports memorabilia sales over the last five years, filling collectors' needs while also supplying vintage items to some of the world's largest sports memorabilia retailers.  Jay has also held roles as Director of Writing and Assistant Auction Director for Grey Flannel Auctions. 


Jay graduated from Yale University with a B.A. in Political Science and earned an MBA from the Stanford University Graduate School of Business.  Outside of his sports memorabilia dealings, he has served as a management consultant at Bain & Company, a product manager at, and a strategic development manager at SeamlessWeb Professional Solutions.