Alan Rimm-Kaufman, died from leukemia on Saturday July 18, 2009 at age 41. He is survived by his wife, and two children. Alan worked for the AMC for 4 years, at Pinkham, Galehead, Camp Dodge and Trail Crew.

Alan was born in 1968 in Boston, Massachusetts, to Essie and Norman Kaufman.

After growing up in Newton, Massachusetts, Alan graduated with a degree in Applied Mathematics from Yale University in 1991 and a Ph.D. in Operations Research from Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Sloan School of Management, in 1996.

Alan moved to Virginia in 1996, beginning with a job at Signet Bank in Richmond and then working as Vice President of Marketing at Crutchfield Corporation. Alan began his own company, the Rimm-Kaufman Group, in 2003 and served as President and CEO until his death. He was also a Visiting Professor in the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration and a Fellow at the Center for Management of Information Technology at the McIntire School of Commerce – University of Virginia.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Alan Rimm-Kaufman Legacy Fund, CBI Preschool, 301 East Jefferson Street, Charlottesville, VA, 22902. Donations may be made online at CBI Preschool’s website. We hope also that individuals will consider regular blood donations and will join the national bone marrow registry at

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