Carrie has over 25 years of procurement experience in both the private and public sectors. She is the Procurement Manager for Orange County Government in Florida.
Carrie has obtained several professional certifications including Certified Federal Contracts Manager (CFCM), NIGP Certified Procurement Professional (NIGP-CPP), Certified Public Procurement Officer (CPPO), Certified Professional Public Buyer (CPPB), Certified Purchasing Manager (C.P.M.) and Accredited Purchasing Practitioner (A.P.P.).
Carrie is a Past President of the Florida Association of Public Procurement Officials (FAPPO) and the Central Florida Chapter of NIGP. She currently serves as Chair-Elect of NIGP's Governing Board, and has previously served on the NIGP Talent Council and as a member of the Board of Examiners for the Universal Public Procurement Certification Council. Carrie received the Anne Deatherage Meritorious Service Award from NIGP in 2014, and was named the Professional Manager of the Year by NIGP in 2012.
Carrie has both a Master and Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Administration and a Graduate Certificate in Emergency Management from the University of Central Florida.