Staff Member

Senior Case Manager

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Herminia "Mimi" DuranSenior Case Manager

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Herminia “Mimi” Duran is the Principal Case Manger at Project ARRIBA and has served the organization for over 12 years. Mimi is the supervisor of the case management team at Project ARRIBA and is responsible for the participant services operations.

Mimi was born in El Paso but lived in our sister city of Ciudad Juarez, Mexico until the age of 12. Her parents were Rafael “Ray” Duran professional wrestler and Herminia C. Duran who worked in the garment manufacturing industry. Mimi attended Father Yermo Catholic Elementary & High School for 12 years. She graduated from the University of Texas in El Paso with a Major in Criminal Justice and a minor in Psychology. Upon graduating from UTEP, Mimi started working for the American Red Cross at the Ft. Bliss service station and at William Beaumont Army Medical Center. Wanting to learn and expand her horizons, Mimi found employment with IBM as a Parts Department Coordinator for the El Paso branch. Mimi has worked for Century 21 and Irwin Mortgage Corporation giving her experience in the realtor and mortgage world as well. Mimi is a proud single mother of two beautiful girls, Lucero and Mariana.

Mimi states “Every day is a different experience at Project ARRIBA, my participants have taught me great lessons throughout these 12 years and I look forward every day to learning and living new experiences”. Her saying in life is, “there is always a reason why things happen, the true virtue in life, is to have the patience to find out what that reason is”.