Ed Duarte, CPA, is the Chief Financial Officer of Foreign Parts Distributors, Inc. (FPD). FPD, a worldwide leader in the automotive aftermarket industry since 1972, is committed to providing premium brand quality auto parts at a superior value. FPD sells to customers throughout the United States, Mexico, the Caribbean Islands, Central and South America and Canada. FPD’s corporate office and warehouses are located in Hialeah, Florida. Additionally, FPD has offices in China and Taiwan.
Prior to joining FPD, Ed has served as a Senior Manager of several regional public accounting firms in Miami, Puerto Rico and New York covering a full range of professional services including audit, accounting, financial reporting and financial consulting.
Ed received his Bachelor of Arts in Accounting & Finance from Florida International University and is a licensed certified public accountant in Florida and New York.
Ed has served as President of the Cuban American CPA Association and Foundation and the Executive Committee of the Florida Institute of CPAs as well as other 501 (c)(3) organizations.
Ed works passionately with the Live Like Bella™ Foundation board to meet our mission and vision statements to help find a cure for childhood cancer.