New Mexico Distinguished Public Service Awards 2012
Recognizing Those Committed to Making a Difference
Carlo Lucero
A University of New Mexico graduate (B.S. in Economics and M.S. in Finance/Management), Carlo Lucero is the President of Sparkle Maintenance, Inc., a 400 employee commercial janitorial and building maintenance service. Sparkle Maintenance is the only firm headquartered inNew Mexico to be GS-42 certified as a “green” cleaning program and has been awarded the Hispanic Business Magazine Top 500 list of the largest US Hispanic owned firms.

Carlo is a founding board member of the New Mexico Connections Academy Charter School and serves as Treasurer. He is the Honorary Commander of the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center of Kirtland Air Force Base and is a member of the Kirtland Partnership Committee. He has been serving on the State of New Mexico Judicial Compensation Commission since his 2011 nomination by Governor Susana Martinez.

Carlo serves on the Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, Military Affairs & Public Safety Committees, the New Mexico 8a and Minority Business Association Board of Directors and the Albuquerque Public Schools Superintendent’s Business Advisory Committee. Carlo is also on the Board of Directors on the New Mexico Community Development Loan Fund, a member of the United Way of Central New Mexico’s Hispanic Philanthropic Society and Tocqueville Society, and a known philanthropist and investor in the Barelas Economic Community Center.

Carlo has served as Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce and is currently the Chairman of the Albuquerque Hispano Chamber of Commerce Government Affairs Committee.