Carrie’s affinity for the hospitality industry, along with her meticulous attention to detail and natural personal development abilities allow her to capitalize not only on our clients’ potential, but Think Up’s, as well. A self-proclaimed overachiever, Carrie received dual degrees in English and Psychology from Illinois Wesleyan University. Carrie brings 28 years of experience with Marriott International, where her various responsibilities in Catering and Restaurants, and Marketing and Sales eventually led her to the role of Area Director, Select Service & Extended Stay. From there, she took her talents to White Lodging as the Regional VP of Operations for three years prior to joining Think Up. This experience combined with her intrinsic drive for success make Carrie a natural fit as a Senior Consultant. At Think Up, Carrie is our resident problem solver extraordinaire. With a keen eye for detail, she is energized by projects that involve analysis and outside-the-box thinking to take a training course or event to the next level. Whether she’s analyzing performance hindrances, assisting in design solutions, or supporting in event execution, Carrie remains motivated and results-driven and loves to see our client’s vision and our team’s hard work come to life.