Financial Expert, Author, Speaker and Television Host, Dr. Deena Marie Carr received top honor and recognition with the 2013 Business Leaders of Colors Award. Chicago United is awarding Carr, a Principal with one of the world’s leading global professional services firm, for her leadership and contributions as a management consultant to Fortune 500 companies in the financial industry. The ceremony takes place this Tuesday, November 19th at Chicago Hilton and Towers. Past recipients have included First Lady Michelle Obama, Valerie Jarrett and Don Thompson CEO of McDonald’s Corp. The founder of the Center for Wealth Education and Finance: According to Your Faith integrates unique practical experience with faith and financial education that is highly effective in reaching all communities and audiences.
“My mission is to encourage and to empower people to build wealth and to leave legacies,” said Carr, a Principal with Price WaterHouseCoopers. With over 20 years in the finance industry, the Chicago native specializes in helping Fortune 500 companies in the financial services industry develop and implement growth strategies which expands their market share, customer penetration, and improve their financial performance. The author of The Carr Guide to Personal Wealth has been compared to Suze Orman and Dave Ramsey continues to share tools to understand and demystify the financial markets. Dr. Carr can also cover topics including: Investment Strategies; Super Size Your Savings; Tips for Affordable Holiday Spending; Positioning Yourself for a Debt Free 2014 and Preparing for the Next Gov’t Shutdown. The Adjunct Professor of Economics received an MBA in Finance and Marketing from the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and a Bachelor of Arts in Economics with a concentration in Econometrics from Northwestern University. She continues her education via the Executive Program at the London School of Economics. For the past 10 years, she has shared how to implement solid strategic principles with millions on television and radio while teaching step-by-step financial matters to build wealth.
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