Carlos E. Bared is the Chief Executive Officer of Farm Stores Corporation, and its subsidiaries. Mr. Bared became the Chief Financial Officer of the predecessor company of Farm Stores in 1997. In 1999, he became the Chief Financial Officer of United Petroleum Corporation and a member of its Board of Directors.
He served both capacities until 2001, when he returned to Farm Stores and to the management position he currently occupies as the Chief Executive Officer. From October of 2002 through 2008, Mr. Bared joined the Board of Directors of Associated Grocers of Florida, Inc., the largest grocery wholesaler in Florida. He served in this capacity through 2008 and was a member of the Board’s Audit Committee. Mr. Bared was a Director and Past President of the Board of Directors, and was past Treasurer, of the non-profit Miami Children's Museum.