As a New Orleans business and civic leader, Hornbrook has served on the board of directors for the Ronald McDonald House, Friends of NORD, Athletes in Action, New Orleans Public School Alumnae Association and was the Chairman for the Rally for the New Orleans Public Schools. Hornbrook has been a financial planner for the past twenty years and has been a licensed real estate agent for years.
Carlos Hornbrook is a resident of New Orleans and has resided in the Warehouse District since 1987. Hornbrook is a graduate of De La Salle High School, Louisiana State University (B.A. History) and The Southern Law Center (Juris Doctor).
Hornbrook is a member of NOMAR, the Louisiana Realtors Association, the National Association of Realtors, New Orleans Bar Association, Louisiana Bar Association, and the American Bar Association.