Carlos R. Escobar, BED-Arch, MHA, FACHE
Associate Vice President
Business Operations and Facilities
Carlos R. Escobar, BED-Arch., M.H.A., FACHE joined UTMB in July 2010. Mr. Escobar came to UTMB with more than 25 years of experience with the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). He began his career as an architect for the Olin E. Teague Veterans Center in Temple, TX. He has also held several progressive management positions in VA institutions in Ann Arbor, MI, Kansas City, MO, St. Louis, MO., as Interim CEO, and Houston, TX as a Chief Operations Officer. Mr. Escobar's contributions to innovations in federal health services and capital asset management have been recognized at a national level.
During his tenure at UTMB, he has been directly responsible for Environmental Health and Safety programs, Institutional Preparedness and Auxiliary Services. In March of 2012, his scope of responsibilities was expanded to include Supply Chain Operations (Purchasing, Contracting, Logistics and Accounts Payable) and Mail. He also provides leadership and operational oversight for all functions of the Business Operations and Facilities group encompassing all aspects of Capital Assets Management.