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Carlos Veliz

Business Strategist | Business Development Executive | SME Cultural Trainer

Carlos helps organizations reshape their workplace and implement training tools to support company owner(s) in generating a sound baseline that makes business sense.

His combination of 35 years in aerospace, consumer products, and medical device industries brings excellent value to Impact Washington’s manufacturing clients.

His extensive experience with various non-partisan solutions is an asset in helping clients develop strategies that dial in programs that leverage multiple resources and create solutions. He has the talent to guide companies to establish long-term sustainability within their teams and a solid understanding of the underlying work needed to support a mission. 

His industry relationships provide a comprehensive understanding of current business needs.


  • 2017 Foster School of Business, Vice-Chair of Advisory Board of Consulting & Business Development Center Business
  • 2015 Service Award at The Lighthouse for The Blind
  • 2013 Recognized by CJI Task Force 435 for business coaching to Veterans starting new businesses; presented the United States of America Flag flown over Kabul, Afghanistan on September 11, 2013, in remembrance of September 11, 2001
  • 2012 Oscar Eason Jr Award for Community Services from Snohomish NAACP
  • 2009 Latino Business Awards - UNIVISION (KUNS-TV) and American Family Insurance
  • 2009 Finalist for the Eastside Small Business of the Year
  • 2008 UW Michael G. Foster School of Business – Business of Tomorrow Award
  • 2008 SBA - WA State Minority Small Business Champion of the Year for 2008.
  • 2007 Aerospace Future Alliance award recipient (First ever award) presented by Scott Carson and the Governor of Washington State.
  • 2007 Supplier of the Year for class II (1m-10m dollars)
  • 2007 Business Journal 9th fastest growing Minority Aerospace Company (Nov 2007)


  • Tuck Executive Business School Certificate Program at Dartmouth - Growing the Minority Business
  • Tuck Executive Business School Certificate Program at Dartmouth - Building a High-Performing Minority Business
  • Evergreen Community College – San Jose, CA - A.A.C. in Technical / Mechanical Drafting   

Board Positions

  • The University of Washington, Vice-Chair of Advisory Board of Consulting & Business Development Center Business  
  • The University of Washington Advisory Board of Consulting & Business Development Center Business  
  • Co-Founder, Snohomish Student Color Conference, Everett, WA,  
  • Vice-Chair of Snohomish Workforce Board Chair of Snohomish Workforce  
  • Everett Community College Board of Trustees

Subject Expertise

  • 30, 60, and 90-day action plans
  • Monitoring company evolution
  • Strategies that campaign your business via S.M.A.R.T worksheet
  • Financial guidance/balance sheet understanding
  • Company mission and vision creation
  • Branding and Marketing Strategies
  • Refinement and development of perfect pitch 
  • Pricing strategies
  • Target market identification
  • Budgets and project projections
  • Capital source selection.
  • Entrepreneur expertise
  • Public Relations
  • Coaching and Leadership Development
  • Entrepreneur development
  • Middle management mentoring
  • Business development
  • Business turn-around and recovery
  • Product development and introduction
  • Organizational transformation
  • Strategic planning
  • Workplace diversity training