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Jorge-CanavatiJorge Canavati 

Principal at J. Canavati & Co. LLC

Jorge Canavati is the principal at J. Canavati & Co. LLC, an agency, representation and consulting company with a focus on logistics and international trade. His company is an agent for BNSF logistics, a global freight forwarder. www.jcanavati.com

Mr. Canavati has over 30 years of experience in international trade, multimodal transportation, air cargo and logistics. He is the author of various articles and editorials on trade and transportation issues with a focus on the NAFTA marketplace. Mr. Canavati is on the board of various international trade organizations and is the official U.S. representative of the National Importers and Exporters Association of Mexico (ANIERM). He serves on the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDOT) Border and is also a board member. Texas Secretary of State Hope Andrade and re-appointed by the current Secretary of State John Steen. He is a member of the Camino Real District Export Council (DEC), appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce. He also presides over the Logistics subcommittee of the Binational Energy Committee of the Asociacion de Empresarios Mexicanos USA. He lectures at various universities and participates on various high level panels per year at international trade events. He has been married for 32 years to Daisy Miriam and has two children, Jorge Mauricio 30 and Gabriela Sofía 28.

HOBBIES include:

  • Cooking: Specializing in live fire and BBQ
  • Reading: Biographies & works on the Economic History of World Trade.
  • Music with a focus on Jazz: He is the host of “Jazz de México”, a jazz program on KRTU 91.7 FM in San Antonio, Texas and krtu.org worlwide, Trinity University Radio. The only México jazz program in the world.