Honorary Consul: Jonathan Freedman
Recognized: March 10, 2008Jonathan was recognized by the State Department as an Honorary Consul to the Ukraine on March 10, 2008 by His Excellency, Ambassador Oleh Shamshur. His connection to the Ukraine originates from his LDS mission in Donetsk in 1993. He expanded his languages skills by acquiring a Bachelor’s degree in Russian Language and Studies from Brigham Young University. He is the co-founder and an owner of Downeast Outfitters and has received recognitions such as the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2009 for the Utah/Idaho region and was named by Utah Business Magazine’s “40 under 40” top business leaders under the age of 40. He is an active supporter of the arts community and is married with three children.