Roland C. Warren currently serves as the President and CEO of Care-Net, nonprofit organization that empowers women and men considering abortion to choose life for their unborn children and find abundant life in Christ. He previously served as President of the National Fatherhood Initiative.
Roland is an inspirational leader with a mind for business and a heart for Christ. His background in the corporate world, his extensive experience in nonprofit management, and his deep faith and understand- ing of scripture enable him to lead Care Net’s efforts to transform people with the Gospel, empowering them to choose life for their unborn children. Moreover, he has successfully expanded Care Net’s vision, leading the pro-life and pregnancy center movements to help women and men build strong families. This approach is changing the pro-life movement into a pro abundant life movement, inspired by Roland’s vision and leadership.
An alumnus of Princeton University, Roland received an MBA from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and went on to hold positions for more than two decades at IBM, PepsiCo, Goldman Sachs, and Princeton University. Roland is also a sought-after speaker at national pro-life conferences and events, pregnancy center events, church and pastoral events, and in the national media.
Roland has appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show, CNN, C-SPAN, Dateline NBC, Fox News Channel, and Black Entertainment Television. He has been interviewed by major radio and newspaper outlets such asThe Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The Washington Post, O magazine, Ebony, Sports Illustrated, Christianity Today, Essence, the Tavis Smiley Show, and Janet Parshall’s America.
He has also served on the Fatherhood Task Force of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships, on the Coordinating Council on Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention for the US Department of Justice, as a board member for the National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy, the Advisory Council for the Ready to Learn Partnership, and on the membership committee for the National PTA.
Roland is married to Dr. Yvette Lopez-Warren. They have two sons — Jamin, a graduate of Harvard University, and Justin, a graduate of the University of North Carolina–and one adorable grandson.