Eduardo Carrera Morales
Eduardo Carrera Morales is a passionate, energetic and visionary leader. His enthusiasm for community service emerged in elementary school, where he learned about the Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico, located in the Las Margaritas Public Housing Project where he excelled in the sports program, specifically in basketball. Thanks to his skills in this sport, he was named Young Man of the Year in 1993 and later received a grant from Washington & Jefferson College where he earned a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in Business Studies and a minor in Philosophy.
Professionally, he created and served as president of Emergency and Mitigation Corp. In 2000, he joined the family of Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico as Director of Operations, a position he held for six years, later becoming executive vice president for the next seven years. Currently, he is the CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Puerto Rico and the Youth Development Institute of Puerto Rico (Instituto del Desarrollo de la Juventud, IDJ).
His vision, education, professional experience, passion and enthusiasm have been recognized in international forums for the past two years as a presenter in the Mission Driven Management Summit. In addition, he was recruited as a member of the Advisory Committee of the National President of Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
He dedicates his free time to those in need, especially the kids at Club Las Margaritas, as a basketball coach. He also visits Haiti every year for 30 days for community service.
He currently lives in Carolina, Puerto Rico, with his wife Jessie and his daughters Isabela and Anna.