Carlos E. Pava, Kent County

Carlos E. Pava, Kent County

1st Term: 2018-2020

Pava is COO and co-founder of Voices For Health, Inc., a Michigan- based organization that offers a number of linguistic and cultural solutions locally and nationwide. Raised in Bogota, Colombia, Pava immigrated to this country in 1992 with purpose of learning the language and pursuing his education in Business Administration and Psychology, which he completed at Michigan State University. In addition to the administrative tasks of growing this language agency from a local leader to a nationally recognized venture, Pava invests his energy and leadership skills into championing the cause of healthcare interpreting, developing economic opportunities for language professionals and fostering partnerships to advance education and professional development among underprivileged communities.