Mario M. Carrera

Mario M. Carrera is a senior executive in media sales and television/radio station management, with deep roots in the formulation of strategic plans and objectives. With over two decades of experience, Mr. Carrera has also held positions at Univision Communications, Fox Television Group, Paxson Communications, Harriscope, and LBI Media. His success in broadcast media is directly attributed to his belief that the main purpose of a radio and television station is to enhance the lives and economic well-being of its audience through education, information, and entertainment.

In addition to his successes in his career, Mr. Carrera is active in a variety of community service organizations. As a member of the Denver community, Mr. Carrera currently serves on the board of trustees for the Denver Area Council, Denver Metro Chamber of Commerce, Denver Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, and Clinica Tepeyac.

Mr. Carrera holds a bachelor of arts degree in sociology with a concentration in film, communications, and Latin American studies from Harvard UNiversity. He has studied at El Colegio de Mexico and attended professional development programs offered through the University of California Los Angeles and the Kellogg School of Business NAB Executive Development Program at Northwestern University.

Mr. Carrera and his wife, Irma, live in Denver, Colorado, with their two sons.

2008 National Hispanic Initiatives Committee

Ralph de la Vega, Chairman
Tico Perez, BSA National Commissioner
Carlos Alcazar
Ernest W. Bromley
Mario M. Carrera
Sen. Mel Martinez
Frank Ramirez
Most Rev. James A. Tamayo, D.D.

National Hispanic Initiatives Division

Marcos A. Nava, Director
Maria Dahl-Smith, Associate Director