Carrie grew up in Allen, Texas back when Allen was a small town. She eventually made her escape to College Station to study psychology at Texas A&M University. While spending a summer in a ministry internship with Project Transformation in Dallas, Carrie found a love of serving others in local communities. She also fell in love with a fellow intern, who happened to be a Texas Longhorn. Much to her Aggie friends’ dismay, Carrie married the t-sip after they both graduated from college and joined the Project Transformation team in Dallas. During her time there, Carrie created and implemented 3 after-school programs in inner-city Dallas, expanding the program from summer day camps run by college interns to a year-round program led by a staff of professionals and college students. However, after a year and a half, Carrie felt called to expand her horizons and save the world, so she and her husband moved to Austin so she could attend The University of Texas. After graduating with a Master’s in Social Work, Carrie worked as an Oncology Social Worker and had 3 children in 3 years.
Carrie and her husband loved living in Austin and stayed for 7 years before moving back to the Dallas area. She began working as an Early Intervention Specialist for Early Childhood Intervention, providing developmental services to young children with delays and disabilities and their families. It was here that Carrie discovered her passion for working with parents and families. During her time with ECI, Carrie was able to complete the