Jaime moved to Minnesota in 1995 from San Diego, CA. He grew up in the border town of Tijuana and attended the University of Baja California where he earned an accounting degree. Jaime was Program Coordinator for United Migrant Opportunities Services in the areas of Welfare to Work, High School Equivalency and other social programs from 2002 to 2009. He has been working as tax preparer for the last 5 years serving the Latino population in the St. Cloud, Willmar and surrounding areas. Jaime has collaborated with LEDC providing technical assistance and organizing start-up classes in rural communities before joining LEDC staff.