Dr. Carlos F. Carrion grew up in Monterrey, Mexico. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in Electronic Systems Engineering from Monterrey Institute of Technology. After finishing college, he came to the United States to pursue graduate studies. He holds a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Texas A&M University – Kingsville, and a Master of Science degree in Applied Mathematics from Southern Methodist University.
After finishing graduate school, Dr. Carrion worked in the Dallas area in the telecommunications industry. He was a Network Architect, was promoted to Product Line Manager, and shortly thereafter was promoted again to Project Manager. He earned several industry awards, and was awarded two US Patents that contributed to the development of today’s wireless internet. While working as a Network Architect, Dr. Carrion married his wife, and they have two children.
Besides work and family life, Dr. Carrion was also an athlete. He represented the United States in three World Championships of Pelota Vasca (modality of Frontenis) placing fourth, twice. He also represented Team USA in several international invitational Pelota competitions in France, Spain, Mexico, and the USA.
Dr. Carrion and his family then moved to Houston so that he could fulfill his life-long dream of becoming a Dentist. He earned the Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston School of Dentistry. He has been involved in promoting health care in the Houston community through various organizations and events, such as the Texas Missions of Mercy and Give Kids a Smile.
Dr. Carrion spends as much time as possible with his wife and children. He likes going to the movies and enjoys playing Frontenis, Racquetball, and Golf.