Carmen Valdez provides executive recruitment and human resource services to municipal government agencies and non-profits. She has more than 25 years’ experience in team-building, executive search, general human resources, classification and compensation, testing, policy development, performance management, organizational development, discipline, and other employee relations activities.
Carmen has most recently been consulting with Municipal Resource Group, prior to which she spent over 30 years with the City of Milpitas, a Silicon Valley city of 70,000 residents. In this capacity, she was responsible for collective bargaining, PEPRA and Affordable Care Act implementation, modernizing Human Resource services to improve efficiencies and reduce costs, revamping the Workers Compensation service delivery and completing a City-wide strategic plan. Carmen also spent almost 2 years as the Director of Recreation Services.
In addition to her significant experience in the public sector, Carmen earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business from University of Phoenix. She is also a member of Local Government Hispanic Network and League of Women in Government. She is an avid runner and enjoys giving back to her community.