Carolyn Carpenter - Transformation Consultant

*strategic planning + launch operations

Carolyn is Founder and CEO of Pearl Strategy Partners, an advisory services and management consultancy committed to helping clients transform their organizations in order to increase impact and to achieve dramatic results.  She has extensive strategy and operations experience across nonprofit, social enterprise, government and corporate roles.   

Previously, Carolyn was senior advisor and Deputy to the COO at Turnaround for Children, where she managed the Program Operations Department and led an overhaul of the central and regional operations departments’ processes and policies.  In 2012, Carolyn co-founded Young Educational Professionals–NYC, which connects and empowers tomorrow’s leaders through knowledge, career and professional development programs.  Prior to that, Carolyn worked at Pearson creating online education technology platforms, at NYC Department of Education managing 23 grants programs totaling $2.5B in funding and at Teach For America leading strategic planning processes.  She began her career advising Fortune 500 companies on cross-functional process design and systems implementation.  

Carolyn holds an MBA from Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and a bachelor’s degree in biology from Hamilton College.

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Nita Baum