In 2011 he was recognized by the White House as a “Champion of Change” for his work on behalf of men and families in the country. Carlos Duran is currently the CEO of “Hombres de Palabra/Men Of Their Word,” and participates and supports various organizations by being a part of their board of directors, such as the National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference, Volunteers for America for the Chesapeake Area, and Young Life “National Hispanic Initiative”.
He worked for “Promise Keepers” for over 12 years, reaching and serving Hispanic men and communities across the country. He served as the Executive Director for the Evangelical Association of Hispanic Ministers in the Washington metropolitan area, the chapter Director of Washington DC for the NHCLC and program manager for projects concerning education and issues related to the Hispanic community across the nation.
Duran was born in Colombia and immigrated to the USA at the age of 19. Carlos and his wife Libia, live in Maryland with their five beautiful children. He has a degree in Business Administration and Project Management from Liberty University.