Carlos T. Carter

Carlos faced many challenges in life: poverty, fatherlessness, depression, and job losses. But despite those obstacles, he remained steadfast in his desire to succeed. He became the first in his family to attend college and rose to the level of senior vice president at Bank of America. He eventually left the corporate arena and is living his passion and purpose as a motivational speaker and blogger at www.seeeds2fruitmotivation.com and is the Executive Director of Homeless Children's Education Fund. Although his journey has not been easy, it has positioned him to become a leader who leads with passion and purpose and is committed to inspiring and empowering others to discover their greatness.

A well-recognized leader, Mr. Carter's numerous accolades include the Prestigious 2019 Lead Now Pittsburgh Fellowship, Pittsburgh Magazine 40 under 40 Award, National Diversity Multicultural Leadership Award, and New Pittsburgh Courier Men of Excellence Award. He earned his MBA from Robert Morris University, a B.S. in Business Administration from University of Pittsburgh, an A.S. from Community College of Allegheny County, and completed Leadership Pittsburgh LDI XV.