Flavio is President of Building Quality Connections, LLC (BQC) and Senior Executive Recruiter for Freeman Philanthropic Services, LLC. Now a resident of New York City, he was born in Belo Horizonte, the capital and largest city of the state of Minas Gerais, located in the southeastern region of Brasil. Flavio, who is trilingual (Portuguese, English, and Spanish), specializes in executive recruitment for the not-for-profit community in Brasil. Flavio Dos Santos Furtado has worked on over 125 searches for FPS since 2009. He conducts targeted research to develop potential prospective candidates and he creates advertising strategies for postings. Current and recent searches include The Bronx Charter School for Children and Royall & Company. He has had extensive experience working for corporations throughout Brasil. For 20 years, he worked for Avaliadora Geral de Bens (AGB), a general property evaluations company. Flavio also volunteered for Centro Latino in a variety of capacities. Flavio attended Pitagoras and the University of Fumec, where he studied Civil Engineering. He also completed the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) First Course in Fundraising.