JUAN CARLOS FIERRO
Meet Juan Carlos Fierro: an enthusiastic advocate for his community, a seasoned international business professional, and a dedicated family man. With a degree in Political Science and a knack for navigating global markets, Juan Carlos knows how to manage finances effectively. Beyond his professional life, he actively engages in his local community and cherishes his role as a loving husband and father. The reason behind his decision to run for the Arlington County Board? Concerns about high taxes, affordability, community safety, and the education system. Juan Carlos is ready to bring positive change to Arlington County and address these pressing issues head-on.
Born in Ecuador and raised by his grandparents, Juan Carlos moved to the United States and has since experienced the American Dream firsthand. His journey is a testament to the opportunities that Arlington County can provide to all its residents.
FAITH AND SERVICE
A devout Catholic, Juan Carlos lives out his faith through service as a Fourth Degree Knight of Columbus at John the Beloved Parish. He commits significant time to volunteering and charitable efforts, demonstrating his dedication to the community.
EDUCATION & EXCELLENCE
A graduate of Bishop Ireton High School and George Mason University, Juan Carlos also showcased his athletic prowess as a Division I basketball player. His commitment to excellence extends beyond academics and into all areas of life.
With a career spanning the Inter-American Investment Corporation and the International Finance Corporation (part of the World Bank), Juan Carlos brings a global perspective to local issues. His understanding of Northern Virginia's role in both American and global economies can guide sound policy decisions.
Married to Inmaculada with three daughters and a Shih Tzu named Olivia, Juan Carlos understands the importance of family and the role parents play in their children's education. His personal experience with both public and private school systems in Arlington gives him a unique perspective on improving education.
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY
As an immigrant and a proud American citizen, Juan Carlos values diversity and believes Arlington should reflect the diverse values of those who live here. His multicultural background will bring a fresh and inclusive perspective to the County Board.
VISION FOR A BETTER ARLINGTON COUNTY
Juan Carlos is running for the County Board due to concerns about high taxes, affordability, community safety, and the quality of our education system. His goal is to make Arlington a better place for all its residents, reflecting the needs and values of the community.