When Carlos M. Cardoso speaks of the American dream, it is with the passion that derives from personal experience.
Born in Angola, Africa, Cardoso came to the United States at age 17 to attend college on a soccer scholarship. Today, he leads Kennametal
, a $3 billion global manufacturer with headquarters in Latrobe. Cardoso is credited with navigating the nearly 75-year-old firm through most of the last rocky decade and emerging with strong cash flow and a solid balance sheet.
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