Owner and General Manager

Thais has had success in several areas throughout her career. She started as a car sales person and became one of the top sellers for Braman Honda from 1983 to 1986. Working in sales sparked her entrepreneurial spirit and she decided to leave Braman to take her first business venture in 1987. She opened Selected Vacationers, which operated profitably and successfully for 7 years.

Her next entrepreneurial venture was born out of necessity.

After gaining 60 pounds with the birth of her 5th child at the age of 41, she realized that she needed to change her eating habits, but did not want to give up her gastronomical roots. She began to experiment with recipes and received such great feedback from family and friends that she decided to create a business from her new-found passion and LatinLite by Fat Busters was born.

Thais has now been the owner and general manager of LatinLite by Fat Busters for 21 years. Over that time she has developed over 200 low-fat recipes, many of which have been incorporated into LatinLite by Fat Busters’ menu.

Thais at 145 lbs. in 2016 with grandchildren Ralphie and Daniel

Thais Carreno at 202 lbs. in 1990 with children 3 and 4 (there are 5)