1958 – born in São Paulo, Brazil
Served as a full-time missionary in the Brazil Rio de Janeiro Mission
1892 – Married Rosana Fernandes
1985 – received a Bachelor of Arts degree in accounting and economics from the São Paulo Pontifical Catholic University, School of Economic Science
Received a Master of Business Administration degree
He was an accountant and auditor for multinational corporations in Brazil and director for temporal affairs in the Church area office in São Paulo, Brazil.
2002-2003 served as president of the Portugal Porto Mission.
2005 – called as a General Authority Seventy
He served as a counselor in the Africa Southeast Area, President of the Brazil Area and as a counselor in the Brazil South Area.
2013 – named a member of the Presidency of the Seventy
Elder Soares has served in a number of Church callings, including elders quorum president, counselor in a bishopric, high councilor, stake executive secretary, regional welfare agent, stake president.