Carlos Lemus

President - CTD Development Services Inc

Influential Sr. Executive & Entrepreneur with experience in strategic coaching, business development, & negotiations.

Advisor Biography

Carlos Lemus is an accomplished Senior Executive, and Advisor with more than 25 years of success across the construction, professional training and development industries. His broad areas of expertise include strategic planning, negotiations, sales management, executive coaching, and startups.

Carlos holds a leadership position as the President of CTD Development Services Inc. where he founded and started the company, developed infrastructure and brand to assist small business owners, and develops leaders into mentor-coaches to create awareness of the mission and vision, and deliver the business and personal development training programs. He has also served as Director of Operational Excellence for C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. where he aligned and maintained all value streams to an optimal state of readiness, and facilitated meetings and debriefed regularly with the company President to help connect the dots from the actions and outcomes generated by the teams.

Prior to that role at C.R. Laurence Co., Inc., he led as the Director of Human Resources for C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. where he was a partner to the CEO, corporate executives and senior managers overseeing customer contact personnel, and the service center managers throughout 40 locations in North America, Australia, and Europe, and was the Executive Director for the Coalition for Educational Partnerships.

Carlos obtained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics from the University of California, Berkeley as well as completed the coursework for a Ph.D. in Administration, Curriculum and Teaching Studies from the University of California, Los Angeles. 

Experience

2019 - Present

President - CTD Development Services Inc - CTD Development Services Inc

  • Founded and started the company, developing infrastructure and brand to assist small business owners
  • Leverage the popularity of soccer and ability to play and coach it, to establish relationships with leaders in the soccer community, in neighborhoods where my clients live
  • Built a website and created a YouTube channel to tell the story of who we are, who our clients are, and what we're doing to improve the lives of our clients

2018 - 2019

Director of Operational Excellence - C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. - C.R. Laurence Co., Inc.

  • Aligned and maintained all value streams to an optimal state of readiness
  • Recruited corporate managers for their participation on one or more of the five cross-functional teams created at the time
  • Facilitated meetings and debriefed regularly with the company President to help connect the dots from the actions and outcomes generated by the teams

2007 - 2018

Director of Human Resources - C.R. Laurence Co., Inc. - C.R. Laurence Co., Inc.

  • Partner to the CEO, Corporate executives and senior managers overseeing customer contact personnel, and the service center managers throughout 40 locations in North America, Australia, and Europe
  • Responsible for defining annual internal audit priorities, updating the tri-annual internal audit calendar, and closing all corrective actions prior to our annual external audit
  • Ensured company-wide compliance with the standards of ISO 2008:9001 Quality Management System, through the internal audit
  • Led in streamlining and repurposing the company's Intranet from repository of procedures, work instructions, and loosely related and uncontrolled business forms and policy documents
  • Developed a highly structured, automated, and interactive online learning and certification resource center for service center and corporate personnel

Advisor Skills

Negotiations

Operations Management

Strategy

Business Development

Advisor Industries

Professional Training and Development