Luis Duarte

Luis serves as investment director at Gary Community Investments (GCI) where he leads the areas of impact investing and innovation. Prior to joining GCI, Luis was a serial entrepreneur. His last venture continues to increase recycling rates in Mexico. Before that, Luis worked for the private and public sector, where he performed as consultant and engineer for the plastics and construction industry and led a 200 staff organization for the public health sector in Mexico.  

Luis is currently a director of WeeSchool and serves as a board member for Accion and Mental Health Center of Denver. He is a Colorado Governors Fellow, and was also a Fellow at the Unreasonable Institute.

He holds a BS, cum laude, in Mechanical Engineering from Tec de Monterrey and an MBA, cum laude, from Babson College. He lives in Denver with his wife and two sons.