Hernando Duarte has a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the Universidad Autónoma de Bucaramanga (Colombia) and a specialization in Top Management from the Universidad Industrial de Santander (Colombia). In the first ten years of his career path, Hernando held management positions within the health industry in Colombia.
In 2002, Hernando relocated to the United States and started working in the dairy industry. He has worked for two major artificial insemination companies in different positions including Reproductive Technician, Bilingual Training Specialist, and Reproductive Team Leader. In these positions he has achieved excellent reproductive results, led AI schools, and coached new breeding technicians. He has been able to apply his business and human resources background, and develop the technical skills and understanding of dairy farming needed to successfully contribute to their teams.
Hernando is an integral professional with over 28 years of combined experience in management, dairy reproduction, and human development. His exceptional interpersonal skills, conscientious work ethic, and passion for achieving consistent results, have allowed him to build trust among dairy producers in Wisconsin.
What Clients Have to Say about HERNANDO
I am a dairy veterinarian and have worked with Hernando Duarte on several large dairies over the past couple of years. Hernando has been vital in implementing and monitoring the reproductive programs on these farms. His calm leadership style and excellent communication skills serve him well in these rolls.
Dr. Robert Steiner DVM
Lodi Veterinary Care
We have been using Hernando for all our AI training for the last 8 years. We have been extremely satisfied with his work. Very professional, knowledgeable and connects with employees very well. Spanish training was a must for us, so Hernando's bilingual skills really helped our employees feel comfortable and understand the training to the fullest.
Joaquin Vazquez, Herd manager
Fond du Lac, Wisconsin- 2300 cows
Bilingual trainings and meetings on our farm have helped our team improve in our day to day activities. Hernando understands what we want to accomplish with our trainings and connects with our team members easily. He is very knowledgeable about cows and dairy farming to include animal handling, cow health, reproduction, safety around the animals and skid loaders, and helped conduct fire extinguisher training. He also helped enhance the relationship and communication between team members and management, so everyone feels comfortable and welcome on our farm.