Carlos Vélez is an attorney with more than 25 years of experience in the field of public health, primarily in HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and research. He is expertly skilled in organizational development; program development, implementation, and evaluation; and policy development and implementation. He has extensive experience in project, financial, and contract management; budgeting; and evaluation. Mr. Vélez is fully bilingual and bicultural, fluent in English and Spanish, as well as in French. His expertise includes the development of culturally competent programs and activities in the public health arena. Mr. Vélez also has extensive experience in the national public health policy field, having served in the White House and the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (HHS).
Since 2007, Mr. Vélez has been focusing on public health analysis and reporting, including work at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Mr. Vélez directs work for the CDC Information Management Systems (CIMS) IDIQ, including activities in information management and management consulting at CDC for the next decade.