Business Development Manager | Carrie is one of Red Thread Financial’s top sales people with more than 20 years of leasing, finance and banking experience. Helping customers find creative ways to finance their equipment is what she does best.
She joined AFP in 2008 after 10 years with U.S. Bank Manifest Funding Services where she had experience in several operations capacities including Credit Manager for the western United States and in sales. Carrie has been recognized through numerous awards for her accomplishments including Employee of the Year, Regional Sales Representative of the Year and various club level awards for sales volume and growth.
Carrie established her strong work ethic and values through growing up in a small town of 150 people where she pumped gas at her Dad’s “full service” gas station and later worked as a teller at the local bank in town. She graduated from Southwest Minnesota State University in 1998 with a B.S. in Accounting and in 2006 with a Master of Business Administration degree. Carrie attained her Certified Lease and Finance Professional (CLFP) designation in 2016.
Carrie and her husband, Scott, have two beautiful daughters that light up their lives: Madison and Samantha. She enjoys golfing, scrapbooking, playing piano and organ at her church and spending time with her family. Carrie volunteers her time as Co-Chair of the Marketing Committee for the NAELB (National Association of Equipment Leasing Brokers), teaching Sunday School and helping coach her daughter’s fast pitch softball team.
What sets Carrie apart are her optimistic attitude, strong leadership drive, innate relationship-building skills and her infectious laugh. These are among the many reasons she is valued not only by Red Thread Financial, but by the customers she serves.