LGBTQ+ Coordinator Carlos Abeyta

Bio for the LGBTQ+ Coordinator Carlos Abeyta.

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LGBTQ+ Coordinator Carlos Abeyta.

Carlos Abeyta, MBA, is currently the Assistant to Mayor Timothy M. Keller and LGBTQ+ Liaison for the City of Albuquerque. Prior to joining the City of Albuquerque, he was the youngest Department Administrator for the Department of Neurosurgery, at the University of New Mexico (UNM), School of Medicine (SOM) under the leadership of Meic H. Schmidt, MD, MBA. There, he was a key member in bringing the Accredited Residency back to New Mexico in record time. Additionally, he was the Associate Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the department. Previous positions included being an Operations Manager in Neurology and Neurosurgery, being 1 of only 2 Compensations Specialists for UNM, and working for the Los Alamos National Laboratory as an Administrator for X-Computational Physics.

Mr. Abeyta is from Alcalde, New Mexico, and earned his Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Management from Northern New Mexico College. He then went on to obtain his Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Human Resources from New Mexico Highlands University.