Vice-Chair, The Freeman Company
Carrie is vice chair for The Freeman Company, the leading global provider of integrated experiential marketing solutions for conventions, meetings, expositions, exhibits and corporate events. Based in the company’s Dallas headquarters, Carrie shares leadership responsibility for the company with Joe Popolo, CEO.
Since joining the company in 1985 Carrie has held various positions in the company including sales, leadership and marketing. She was elected to the board of directors of Freeman’s parent entity as well as the Freeman Decorating Services, Inc. board of directors in 2004. Carrie also serves on the company’s Executive Committee.
Active in numerous professional and civic organizations, Carrie currently serves as Chair of Girls Inc. of Metropolitan Dallas and on the Board of Trustees for Conscious Capitalism Inc. and The Senior Source.
In 2010, Carrie was recognized by the Dallas Business Journal as one of the top 25 industry leaders in the Dallas area. In 2013, Ernst & Young jointly awarded Carrie their Entrepreneur of the Year Award for the Southwest Area North region along with Don Freeman, Chairman and Joe Popolo, CEO.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in marketing and management from Baylor University and is recognized as an Outstanding Alumni of Baylor’s Hankamer School of Business.
Carrie is the third generation of her family to be actively involved in the family business. Her grandfather, D.S. “Buck” Freeman, founded the company, and her father, Don, is chairman.