A fourth-generation Missourian, Carlos was born and raised in Columbia and attended Moberly Community College. He is in charge of the cleaning and upkeep of the Center for Missouri Studies building. Before joining SHSMO in October 2019, he spent five years at the University of Missouri as a custodian and landscaper before moving to Consolidated Water of Boone County as a lineman. Carlos and his wife live on a small farm in Harrisburg. He enjoys the outdoors including landscaping, fishing, and hunting. In his spare time, he tinkers on his older Jeep Cherokee and Toyota 4Runner for off-road events.