Jaime is a Colombian native. He has 20 years of experience in Supply Chain Management and Procurement. In Colombia, Jaime worked with the Colombian Coffee Federation leading cross functional teams in the design and implementation of projects of high social, economic, and environmental impact. His work lead to development of vertically-integrated production projects, pioneered fair-trade organic coffee production, and the generational renewal of the coffee-growing population in Colombia. Jaime currently works as Director of Trade Operations at Tradin Organic USA supporting the increasing demand for organic and sustainable ingredients for the food industry.
Jaime holds a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from the Pontificia Universidad Javeriana in Colombia and an MBA from Southern Illinois University. He has been Board Treasurer at Spring Hill School for two years in a three-year tenure as Board Director. Jaime is passionate about education and believes it to be the single most important factor for sustainable development in any community.
Jaime, his wife Irene, and son Lucas love to travel and go on “gastronomical trips”. He enjoys soccer and loves to hear Lucas play the piano.