Carlos was born in Waco, Texas and received his degree from Southwest Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas. He is a retired Air Force Lieutenant Colonel fighter pilot and is married to Mary Beth with two adult daughters. Carlos currently works for Lockheed Martin Corporation teaching simulators and academics. Carlos and Mary Beth have attended CCC since 1994. He has been a community group leader, played in the Middle School worship band (guitar) and was ordained as an Elder for CCC in 2006.