EBERTO AMADORPresident and Executive DirectorFormer Consul of Colombia in Houston, Mr. Amador serves as the CFB's President and Executive Director.He
holds as B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the Universidad de America in Bogota, Colombia, and a M.S. in Environmental Engineering from the University of Houston
, and is a PhD candidate.In addition to his formal engineering education, Mr. Amador received training as a Folklore Investigator by the famous Professor Guillermo Abadia and the well known choreographer and pioneer of Colombian folklore, Ms. Delia Zapata Olivella.
has experienced the life, culture, and folklore of several countries including Angola, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Mexico, and other Latin American countries.In addition to the CFB, while living in Colombia he founded several folkloric groups in Colombia including the Conjunto Folklórico Berejú, the Folkloric Group of the Empresa Colombiana de Petróleos, and the Conjunto Folklórico of the Universidad de América.Mr. Amador, based in Houston, is a Principal for CH2MHILL, one of the largest engineering and environmental consulting companies in the USA.His
two sons are college students in Texas.