Chief Operating Officer
Carrie has previously worked at the University of Arizona as the Director of Enterprise Privacy Governance where she assisted the Chief Privacy Officer in building the University’s Privacy Program and a culture that promoted the highest standards in the ethical and transparent use of personal data. In 2004, Carrie began her career in community mental health as a case manager. After providing direct services and leading a multi-disciplinary team for several years, she discovered her acumen for leading others and began developing her leadership skills and brand. Carrie’s devotion to leadership led her to become a Chief Operating Officer and Chief Compliance Officer for a regional mental health organization. It is her passion for helping others to improve their lives and realize that recovery is possible that has led her back to this field.
Her experience includes business development and expansion, implementing strategic initiatives, systems development, contract procurement, HIPAA privacy compliance, professional development, and cross-departmental collaborations to unify administrative and clinical professionals. She has overseen a multitude of teams including IT, finance, billing, compliance, facilities, medical teams, transportation, utilization management, and medical records. She is a graduate of the University of Arizona, earning a B.A. in Sociology and a B.S. in Family Studies and Human Development. In her free time, Carrie enjoys running, hiking, playing games, and cooking. Additionally, for over 4 years, she has served on the board and volunteered at a local horse rescue.