Jorge Yinat, Ph.D.

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Jorge Yinat, Ph.D., is a Business & Management Consultant as founder of James | Williams | York & Co. He is a Virginia Licensed Property & Casualty Insurance Producer, and a Management Scholar at local Colleges and Universities

Jorge Yinat obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Management from the University of Puerto Rico. He graduated from the Army Reserve Officer Training Corps (ROTC), Military Sciences program, before receiving his Army Officer’s commission as Second Lieutenant. He completed a Master of Science (MSc) degree in Management from Central Michigan University while serving the U.S. Army at Fort McPherson, Georgia. Jorge achieved a Doctorate of Philosophy degree in Organization and Management from Capella University while working as Training Developer at the Army’s Training and Doctrine Command at Fort Eustis, Virginia. Jorge Yinat, Ph.D. is now business and management consultant, commercial insurance advisor, and management scholar with extensive and diversified managerial and leadership knowledge, business research expertise as a result of his senior-level military, government, and c-level business exposure worldwide.

Dr. Yinat is engaged in the development of techniques to provide businesses and organizations with analytics and decision making processes to produce efficiencies and sustainable profitability. His passion for business research and analytics, led him to develop a proprietary Work@Vantage® System designed to streamline business operations and to increase organizational performance. His interests include business academia for business owners and entrepreneurs, business risk mitigation programs for small and medium size businesses through commercial-business insurance advisory, and local economic development activities in association with local economic development authorities, business organizations, and chambers of commerce.

Board Members

* Denotes Chair of Virginia Latino Advisory Board

Ex-Officio Members

  • Kelly Thomasson, Secretary of the Commonwealth
  • Brian Ball, Secretary of Commerce and Trade
  • Dr. Daniel Carey, Secretary of Health and Human Resources
  • Brian Moran, Secretary of Public Safety & Homeland Security
  • Shannon Valentine, Secretary of Transportation
  • Atif Qarni, Secretary of Education
  • Megan Healey, Governor’s Chief Advisor for Workforce

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