With an estimated 26,000 Cuban Americans — Kentucky ranks among the top five U.S. states in terms of Cuban-Americans as a percentage of total population.
Author - Nathan Cryder
Nathan Cryder is a vice chair of the Engage Cuba coalition in Kentucky and has traveled to Cuba on 14 occasions. He has a broad range of executive and leadership experience in the business, government, non-profit, and education sectors. Currently he is Managing Partner at Edelen Ventures and a special advisor to 2014 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Kailash Satyarthi. In 2016, Nathan arranged Mr. Satyarthi's official state visit to Cuba for the purposed of engaging the country's leaders in the Kailash Satyarthi Children's Foundation's "100 Million for 100 Million Campaign" to increase global awareness of child labor and child slavery. Nathan is also a co-founder of Breakout, the world's largest escape room company, as well as Sig Luscher Brewery. Nathan holds dual master’s degrees in diplomacy and sociology from the University of Kentucky and a B.A. in sociology from Miami University. He resides in Lexington, Kentucky with his daughter and son.