Jeff Sanford is a Senior Trade Auditor. He assists clients in preparing for audits, identifying compliance risks, selecting and reviewing statistical samples, and responding to U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s inquiries and requests for information.
Before joining Deleon Trade LLC, Jeff served as an Auditor with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Critical Infrastructure
Protection/Worksite Enforcement Unit in Chicago for 5 years and as a Senior Auditor with U.S. Customs and Border Protection’s (CBP) Office of Regulatory Audit in Chicago for 10 years. Jeff’s
experience with CBP included time as an audit team leader for Focused Assessments, broker audits, commercial fraud investigations, and user fee audits. These audits involved many trade areas
including value, reconciliation, classification, anti-dumping duties, free trade agreements, and special duty provisions.
He successfully completed multiple advanced training courses with Customs, including: Advanced Valuation, Statistical Sampling, Evaluating Internal Controls, Free Trade Agreements, Focused Assessments, Advanced Financial Investigations and Forensic Investigative Techniques, and International Banking and Money Laundering.
B.S., Accounting, Purdue University, Krannert School of Management, Minor in Finance