Jose L. Carreño


PURCHASING OFFICER/BUYER and FINANCIAL SPECIALIST – Los Alamos County and Taos County. Responsible for the proper conducting of all levels of procurement, including bids and RFPs; contract management; property disposal; supervising the Purchasing Department; for budgeting, both departmental and County-wide; administration of numerous grants; for preparing a variety of financial reports and analyses for multiple users; and conducting training of employees in purchasing and the use of different software programs.

SMALL BUSINESS OWNER - Mountain Medical Supply.   Responsible for preparing the business plan; arranging the financing for the purchase of the business; budgeting and financial controls of the business; preparing tax reports; and managing the finances and assisting with operations.        

INSTRUCTOR – University of New Mexico–Los Alamos; University of New Mexico–Taos; El Valle Technologies, Inc. (Taos); Northern New Mexico Community College; and Broward County (FL) Schools.  Taught classes in Marketing, Human Resources, Management, Business Administration, Office Systems & Procedures, Lotus and Excel, MS Office, Accounting I and II, Quickbooks, Anatomy & Physiology, and Medical Terminology & Transcription. Also worked as part-time substitute in Grades K-12 while in college.

AGENT / REGISTERED REPRESENTATIVE – AXA/Equitable Companies.  Responsible for assessing individual and business financial needs, and providing appropriate products and services, including life, health, and disability insurances, annuities, and investments.

ASSISTANT MANAGER - Wal-Mart.  Responsible for the operational, financial, and personnel management of various departments, including the cash office, invoicing, claims, sales floor, and receiving. Duties included supervising from 10-60 employees, scheduling, marketing, inventory control, comprehensive planning, coordinating of activities, and heading the Safety & Loss Prevention Committee. 

PARAMEDIC - Broward Co. (FL) EMS.  Responsible for the assessment and Advanced Life Support treatment of all types of patients in whatever situation was presented, which included the management of the scene to insure proper patient care and/or preservation of evidence.

EMERGENCY MEDICAL TECHNICIAN (EMT) - Hialeah Hospital.  Duties included preparing patients for examination, assisting the doctors and nurses in medical procedures, transporting the patients, and maintaining the supplies inventory.

HOSPITAL CORPSMAN, Petty Officer 2nd Class - U.S. Navy & Naval Reserve.  Served in various departments of the Naval Hospital and Base Clinic at Camp LeJeune, NC, for 2 years, then served as a Field Medical Technician with Marine Corps units for 2 years, and as company corpsman for 1 year in the Reserve.  


¨    Master of Business Administration, Florida Atlantic University, 1988.

¨    Bachelor of Health Administration, Florida Atlantic University, 1986.

¨    Associate of Science in Emergency Medical Technology, Miami-Dade Community College, FL, 1981.



¨    Part-time consultant for accounting and QuickBooks.

¨    Member and Treasurer of New Mexico Public Procurement Association, 2003-2014.

¨    Treasurer for the 1stPresbyterian Church of Taos, 2005-2010.

¨    Member of the Taos Lion's Club 1996-2007.

¨    Public Member of the New Mexico Board of Pharmacy, 1997-2003.

¨    Member of the Taos County Community Centers Advisory Board, 1997-99.

¨    F.A.U. MBA Association VP and President, 1987-88.

¨    F.A.U. Student Government Senator and Cabinet member, 1986-87.