Jaime Vázquez is the foundations relations coordinator at American Progress. Prior to joining American Progress, he assisted the Office of the Ombudsperson at the Organization of American States in resolving conflicts for personnel and member states. Vázquez has also served as a consultant for the Development team at the Center for a New American Security.

Vázquez is a recent graduate of the School of International Service at American University, where he earned an M.A. in international peace and conflict resolution. He also holds a B.A. in international relations and global studies, as well as a minor in Latin American studies, from the University of Texas at Austin. Vázquez is fluent in Spanish and is a trained dialogue facilitator.