CaraGreen, a distributor of environmentally sustainable architectural materials, announces the hire of Carrie Powell as Director of Sales. Ms. Powell’s focus will be on establishing and managing a network of sales representatives on the East Coast, identifying commercial projects, and creating new markets for sustainable building materials. CaraGreen is expanding up and down the entire East Coast, and as far west as Chicago, IL.
Ms. Powell brings over 15 years of sales management experience in the commercial real estate, architecture, interior design, construction, and engineering industries. Prior to joining CaraGreen, Ms. Powell founded and managed Summit Asset Management Group, a company providing rehabilitation services for commercial and residential properties. She studied civil engineering at Purdue University and is currently seeking LEED accreditation. She is an active volunteer with organizations such as Habitat for Humanity, Duke Children’s Hospital, and the Jimmy V Foundation.
“Carrie’s comprehensive experience in market creation and sales management is a tremendous resource for us and the manufacturers we represent,” says Stacy Glass, president of CaraGreen. “Her passion for green building will not only help our manufacturing partners bring their products to market, but it will also help educate our clients on sustainable product selection. We are thrilled to have Carrie join our team.”
CaraGreen continues to grow in order to pursue new markets across the nation. Over the past two years, the firm expanded across North Carolina, Virginia, South Carolina, and the Mid-Atlantic to meet the increased demand for sustainable architectural materials. CaraGreen provides a portfolio of architectural products that reduce the environmental impact of buildings and improve indoor air quality by eliminating the use of toxic chemicals found in traditional materials. All of these products are thoroughly tested prior to selection, and all products contribute to credits for the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) certification.
CaraGreen (caragreen.com) is a curator and distributor of sustainable architectural materials. Each product in our portfolio has been selected for its balance of sustainable, aesthetic, and functional attributes. We provide full-service product selection, distribution, and sales representation of the products we carry. Our team is constantly searching for new and innovative architectural materials from local, national, and global manufacturers. We also provide resources for LEED education, green building, and sourcing of sustainable products.