Jay Kaufmann

Before his appointment to Fintrac’s executive committee, Jay Kaufman served as a program manager for multiple projects in Africa and Latin America in addition to heading up the company’s market analysis practice area. He has also served as the deputy director for a USAID hurricane recovery program in the Caribbean and as an expert in micro-grants management and local business development facilitation.  Coming from a family of wholesale distributors in the U.S. produce industry, Mr. Kaufman has in-depth knowledge of market distribution channels and his opportunity analyses for fresh and processed fruits, vegetables, fish, meat and dairy products have been utilized by domestic and internationally trade associations, government agencies and private investors. He has a master’s degree in international business and law and is fluent in Spanish.