Jaime Dufek


As VP of Operations, Jaime develops and implements companywide operational policies and procedures, and manages executive customer relationships and Zefik’s human resources.

Prior to joining Zefik, she served as Director of Logistics for Local Ocean, a $30 million company and the world’s first commercial, zero-discharge, recirculating aquaculture system startup. Jaime was key in bridging the gap between a diverse group of international investors, non-U.S. managers, and New York employees, as well as state- and federal-level politicians and regulatory agencies.
Previously, she managed large-scale multidisciplinary and multiagency events as a Logistics Administrator at the New York Prosecutors Training Institute (NYPTI) and at ICS (SUN Microsystems).
Before starting her career in corporate America, Jaime dedicated 10 years of her life to mission-driven nonprofits, empowering and educating at-risk children in the United States and abroad. She managed fundraising and operations as the Director at Faith Hope and Love Charlotte, North Carolina, and as part of the management team in her work with The Institute in Basic Life Principles (IBLP).
Jaime’s experience traveling the world supports her successful efforts maintaining relationships with a wide range of customers and contractors from Russia to Taiwan to Israel.