With a double major in English and Psychology, Carrie spent the majority of her career in the hospitality industry, 28 years of that with Marriott International. Leading teams toward maximizing their sales, operational, and guest satisfaction results, she developed strong marketing, sales, and communication/presentation skills.
Over the years she has volunteered her time with Dress for Success and Students Rising Above, primarily in the areas of fundraising and leading their annual auction efforts. Carrie has carried those experiences to Helping Others Together (HOT) Community Foundation, having led the auction team for Crush 2021, Diamonds in the Rough in 2022 and the 2023 Party with a Purpose.
In her spare time Carrie enjoys entertaining, Pilates, cooking, golf, reading, pickleball and traveling.