Carlos Bonafonte is the Director of Trade Compliance for REDCOM Laboratories, Inc. He joined the REDCOM team in June of 2018 after more than two decades of trade compliance and international relations experience. Within his position, Carlos provides guidance on U.S. export regulations to ensure that the company is being transparent and abiding by government trade laws. Carlos has professional experience from Top 100 Aerospace and Defense companies and has proven results acting as both a Corporate liaison with the U.S. Government as well as successfully serving as a site Import/Export Compliance Officer.
Carlos obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations from Canisius College. He began his career in international logistics and has continued his career in the aerospace and defense field working in export compliance and foreign regulations ever since at companies such as United Technologies, Orbital ATK, DRS Technologies and Honeywell Aerospace.
He prides himself on delivering efficient and accurate guidance and licensing for upper management and has significant experience working in both legal and compliance as a liaison in manufacturing plants. This gives Carlos the ability to work with both government and manufacturing personnel rather seamlessly. He enjoys his job where each transaction tells an interesting story, and he’s able to communicate with people from around the world. In his free time, Carlos enjoys spending time with his family and in the outdoors, hiking and camping.