WASHINGTON, DC – Today, President Barack Obama announced his intent to nominate the following individuals to key Administration posts, among them:
Carlos Torres, Nominee for Deputy Director, Peace Corps
Carlos Torres is the Associate Director for Global Operations at the Peace Corps, a position he has held since 2013. He previously served as Regional Director for Inter-America and Pacific Region at the Peace Corps from 2010 to 2013. He was an independent consultant on international projects from 2000 to 2010.
Mr. Torres founded CARANA Corporation in 1984 and served as its President and CEO until 2000. He was a private contractor for the U.S. Agency for International Development in Costa Rica from 1983 to 1984, and from 1976 to 1983 he worked in the Financial Industries Section of Arthur D. Little, Inc.
Mr. Torres received a B.S. from Babson College and an M.S.M. from the Arthur D. Little Management Education Institute.