David Jaffe, CAE – Principal

About This Project

David Jaffe, CAE, is an entrepreneur and association manager who has led the growth of Jaffe Management from a small startup to an established firm with 40 employees headquartered in New York City with offices in New Jersey and Minnesota.


Jaffe launched his association management firm in 2007 and has served as Principal since its inception, overseeing the day-to-day operations. In 2019, Jaffe acquired IntrinXec Management, an established association management firm in Minneapolis, which continues to run under its own name as a fully-owned subsidiary of Jaffe Management.


Prior to founding his own company, Jaffe served as the Executive Director of the International Association of Financial Engineers, and also served as Director of Communications for the Senior Executives Association.


Jaffe received his bachelor’s in Economics from Georgetown University, a certificate in Public Relations from the University of Virginia, and he holds the CAE (Certified Association Executive) credential. He previously served on the Lincoln Square Neighborhood Center Board of Directors and was a mentor and team leader for Streetwise Partners, a nonprofit that provides mentoring and career coaching to adults in job transitions. He lives in New York City and is an avid traveler who recently logged frequent flyer miles to Colombia, Portugal, Italy and Holland.