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Mr. Eberto Amador

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Chief Executive Officer Director

Colombian Folkloric Ballet
P.O. Box 130144
Houston, Texas 77219
United States

Company Description: The Colombian Folkloric Ballet (CFB), a 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt organization, was formed in 1983 to promote and preserve the Colombian culture among the youth of the...   more
Background

Employment History

  • President and Executive Director
    The CFB
  • Principal
    CH2MHILL
  • Founder, Several Folkloric Groups
    Universidad de América
  • Founder, Folkloric Group of the Empresa Colombiana De Petróleos
    Universidad de América
  • Chair for the International Affairs and Development Council-Americas
    City of Houston Major

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • M.S. , Environmental Engineering
    University of Houston
8 Total References
Web References
Colombian Folkloric Ballet
www.cfb-usa.org, 5 May 2014 [cached]
EBERTO AMADOR Chief Executive Director and Executive Producer Former Consul of Colombia in Houston, holds as B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from the Universidad de America in Bogotá, 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.
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Mr. Amador has experienced the life, culture, and folklore of several countries including Angola, Italy, Spain, Brazil, Colombia, Peru, Mexico, and other Latin American countries where he has lived. In addition to the CFB, while living in Colombia, he founded several folkloric groups including the Conjunto Folklórico Berejú, the Folkloric Group of the Empresa Colombiana de Petróleos, and the Conjunto Folklórico of the Universidad de América. He is or has been director for numerous non-profit organizations in Houston and a panelist for the Houston Arts Alliance (formerly Cultural Arts Council of Houston) programs in several occasions. Mr. Amador, based in Houston, is a Principal for CH2MHILL, one of the largest construction, engineering and environmental consulting companies in the USA, and current Chair for the City of Houston Major's International Affairs and Development Council-Americas.
Colombian Folkloric Ballet
www.cfb-usa.org, 5 May 2014 [cached]
Eberto "Tiko" Amador President and Executive Director
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www.cfb-usa.org, 1 Jan 2005 [cached]
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.
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Mr. Amador 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.
Mi Colombia, A Powerful And Vivid Expression of Colombian Dance and Music at the Houston's Hobby Center for the Performing Arts - 25-Oct-07 press release or news release
www.houstontheaterdistrict.org, 25 Oct 2007 [cached]
The CFB was formed in 1983 by the Honorable Eberto Amador, then Consul of Colombia in Houston, to disseminate and preserve the Colombian culture among the youth of the growing Colombian community of the Greater Houston area.
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Eberto Amador
Phone: (713) 301-3968
Bios of Peer Review Panelists
www.cachh.org, 17 Nov 2001 [cached]
Eberto Amador (Dance)
Mr. Amador is the founder and President of Colombian Folkloric Ballet.He served as Consul of Colombia to Houston from 1983- 1986.He earned his BS at Universidad de America in Bogota, Colombia and his MS at the University of Houston.Mr. Amador has been active with a number of cultural and community groups including Ripley House, Institute of Hispanic Culture and MECA.He is employed as Manager of International Environmental Affairs for an independent power company in Houston.Mr. Amador previously served on grant review panels for CACHH in the 1990s.
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