Jay Brickman has spoken at the following Knowledge @ Wharton events:
Jay Brickman is the Vice President of Government Services for Crowley Maritime Corporation. Crowley is a privately owned company that began operations in 1892.
Today it is one of the most diversified shipping and logistics companies in the United States. While presently based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, previously Jay was stationed in Managua, Nicaragua, Panama City, Panama, San Juan, Puerto Rico, Caracas, Venezuela and Mexico City, Mexico. He has initiated and directed Crowley’s operations in the Eastern Caribbean, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Mexico, Colombia, Venezuela and Cuba. In the case of Cuba, he has managed this service for the last 14 years. He has lived and worked in Latin America for over 40 years.
Jay is Crowley’s contracting officer for U.S. TRANSCOM, and a member of the Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement Executive Working Group. He worked with U.S. TRANSCOM to formulate and implement the Private Sector’s initial plan to Unified Response In Haiti and with DLA on North East recovery after Sandy. He is a recipient of the Thomas Crowley Award for Outstanding Achievement. Jay’s University studies concentrated on international economics and Latin American affairs. He received his B.A. from the University of Florida and his M.A. from the School of Advanced International Studies of the Johns Hopkins University. He also studied at the Universidad de las Americas in Mexico. He has served on the Latin American Trade Committee of the U.S. Department of Commerce.
At the University of Florida, he has cooperated with the Center of Latin American Studies and is a Millennium participant for the Cuban Program. He is a founding member of the Cuban Studies Fund and serves on the Cuban Studies Program Advisory Group of the David Rockefeller Center at Harvard University.