President Carlos T. Carter:
Native to Pittsburgh, Carlos T. Carter was appointed President & CEO of the Urban League of Greater Pittsburgh in November 2021.
Carlos was the first in his family to graduate from college and is committed to leaving people and places better than he found them. His compelling life story and ability to overcome challenges to achieve success and fulfillment in both personal and professional spheres, puts him in a great position to motivate, lead and inspire all. Carlos uses his voice and experience to empower others to achieve their greatness through motivational speaking and his active blog.
Prior to joining ULGP, he was the Executive Director of Homeless Children’s Education Fund, a consultant for Holy Family institute/Nazareth Prep and held various roles in the banking industry for more than 16 years. He has a passion to empower people and organizations to realize their potential.
A well-recognized leader, Mr. Carter’s numerous accolades include the 2019 Lead Now Pittsburgh Fellowship, Pittsburgh Magazine 40 under 40 Award, National Diversity Multicultural Leadership Award, and New Pittsburgh Courier Man 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.
He has three sons: Elijah, Daylon, and Isaiah and has been married to his beautiful wife Marcia for over 20 years. In February 2022, Carlos published his first book: “Greatness Awaits You: 23 Ways to Unlock the Greatness Within!”