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LUTHER DURANT, Chairman and financial officer of B&D Behavioral Health Services, has been elected to the Board of DUET, a 30 year old organization that focuses on the needs of homebound elders and adults with disabilities, family caregivers, and grandparents raising grandchildren.
He also has over 36 years of technical and managerial experiences in aerospace engineering development, including 31 years with IBM.
Durant earned a master's of science degree from University of Syracuse and a bachelor's of science from University of Connecticut.
He is a native of Stamford, Connecticut and resides in Phoenix.
Durant's leisure interests include enjoying family, theatre, music, scrabble and track and field sports.
He is a member of the Black Board of Directors Project, a 31 year old advanced leadership organization that empowers its members as Leaders in Building a Great Tomorrow-Today.
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