Senior Staff

Our Senior Staff

Jay A. Charkow

Mr. Charkow is the President of International Tariff Management. He received a B.Ch.E. from Syracuse University, an MBA from the University of Hartford and is a licensed customshouse broker. Before co-founding ITM in 1982, he had a diversified career with Uniroyal, Inc. holding various senior management positions. Mr. Charkow is well-versed in the intricacies of the duty drawback regulations, Foreign Trade Agreements and the HTSUSA. He has lectured on tariff management issues at NCITD conferences, PMA conferences, and numerous individual corporate meetings. He is an active member of the AAEI and NCBFFA duty drawback committees.
Douglas Meister

Mr. Meister is a Senior Tariff Manager of International Tariff Management. Before he joined ITM in 2006, he had a diversified career in logistics and U.S. Customs related services. Mr. Meister has spent over 25 years working in the areas of warehousing, distribution, export and import as well as customs brokerage. His experience with NAFTA, the Harmonized Tariff Schedule, Duty Drawback and Classification has proven invaluable to our clients. 
Marilyn B. Tripp

Ms. Tripp is the Duty Drawback Operations Manager of International Tariff Management. Before joining ITM she worked for Uniroyal Inc. in various capacities. Her experience over the past 25 years at ITM included working as a tariff manager, a senior tariff manager and assistant operations manager. She has attended numerous seminars and lectures on classification, duty drawback and valuation. Her close association with the U.S. Customs Drawback Branches throughout the country is a valuable asset for our clients.
Jill C. LaMadeleine

Ms. LaMadeleine is a Supervisory Tariff Manager at International Tariff Management. She joined ITM in 1994 and has worked in various assignments involving duty drawback, classification analysis and NAFTA certification. She supervises several tariff managers in the area of NAFTA certification. Ms. LaMadeleine received a Bachelor of Arts degree from Ithaca College in 1992 and is a licensed customshouse broker.
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