Investment Director, Community and Impact Investing
Gary Community Investments
Luis Duarte serves as investment director at Gary Community Investments. His role includes identifying and developing public-private partnerships to foster philanthropic and market-rate investment opportunities that encompass financial returns and social impact for lower income communities in Colorado. Mr. Duarte is a serial entrepreneur focused on developing opportunities for minorities, and solutions for environmental issues. His last venture, YoReciclo, is successfully increasing recycling rates and providing job opportunities for distressed populations. Mr. Duarte has worked for the private and public sector. He has performed as consultant and engineer for the plastics and construction industry, and has led a 200 staff organization for the public health sector in Mexico.