Mr. Carlos Duart has over 25 years of experience in debris removal, beginning his career with Hurricane Andrew in 1992. Since then, he has served in numerous management and technical positions overseeing over 20 million cubic yards of debris and $2 billion in damages and recovery. His experience includes monitoring, invoicing, cost reconciliation, ADMS development, advanced debris modeling and he has testified before Congress on resiliency.
Mr. Duart began his career in transportation engineering in 1987, conducting traffic counts as a summer job. He was the former chairman and president of Metric Engineering Group, Inc. where he oversaw operations, business development and strategic direction, growing the consortium of companies to over $75 million in revenues and 450 employees. During his tenure, he completed four (4) successful acquisitions (including CDR Maguire) and expanded the group’s presence nationally, as well as into new services including ITS, emergency management and international work. The group ranked #262 (2011) on ENR’s Top 500 Design Firms and #47 (2010) on ENR’s Top 100 Construction Management list.
His experience also includes the procurement, negotiation and supervision of international transportation projects for the World Bank, Interamerican Development Bank (BID) and the European Union. He has performed projects in Venezuela, Haiti, Peru, Columbia and Serbia. He was one of the first official US delegations to visit Cuba and meet with the ministers of finance, commerce, infrastructure, agriculture and development in 2015.
Mr. Duart also worked at Price Waterhouse for 3 years in the corporate tax department and business consulting units. During his tenure, he advanced to senior tax accountant to Vincam, Inc. (now ADP PEO services) providing tax and consulting services on federal, state and individual tax issues and returns, as well as consulting on over 30 acquisitions. Other clients included Shell Oil Company and Dell Computers. He also served with the audit department as lead staff tax accountant with regards to the tax treatment of acquisitions on financial statements, FASB 109 and corporate stock option plans.
Mr. Duart holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a master’s degree in Taxation from Florida International University. He has attended Harvard’s Business School Executive Program in Leading Professional Services Firms, Financial and General Management.