James (Jamie) Baffa
Jamie lives in Philadelphia and is a Managing Director at CRA in their Strategic Communications Practice where he works closely with clients to help address their most pressing challenges through communication. He has particular expertise in helping leaders and organizations navigate significant organizational change, design strategic messages and narratives, and cascade strategy. His recent clients include Dell, the European Investment Bank, Grainger, Interstate Batteries, McDonald’s, Sanofi Genzyme, and the World Bank Group.
Before joining CRA, Jamie coached rowing at both the high school and collegiate levels. He studied at the University of Notre Dame where he received his B.A. in anthropology and art history. While at Notre Dame, he participated in archaeological fieldwork in Athens, Greece and on a series of small islands off the western coast of Ireland. Importantly, Jamie is the brother of an individual affected by Barth syndrome, and he and his family have been involved with BSF as community members and volunteers since the beginning.