Gilberto Carranza, Paralegal

Gilberto Carranza earned a Bachelor’s Degree in International affairs at Universidad Autónoma de Baja California, where he graduated with honors.  He is a multilingual professional with extensive knowledge of intergovernmental processes.  He moved to Michigan in 2014 to work for the Mexican Consulate in Michigan, reviewing passport and visa applications and providing immigration related affairs for individuals based on their unique needs.  Gilberto garnered over 5 years of experience in that field.

He is an active volunteer for Rotary Club International, collaborating on social projects since he was 16 years old.  Within a few years of joining Rotary Club International, Gilberto founded a Rotaract Club in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico and became the president of the club, Rotaract Club Mexicali Oeste.

Gilberto is fluent in Spanish, English, German, and Portuguese, and he speaks a little bit of French. His favorite hobby is traveling and he is fascinated with learning about local cultures, people, and new places.  He has lived in Germany, Brazil, and Argentina.  Michigan will be his permanent home since marrying a Michigander in 2018.