Regional Sales Director
Cartie joined the IGNITE team in January 2020 with 30+ years of combined industry experience from Goldthread Plant Based Tonics, Peet’s Coffee, Pepsi Cola, Mother’s Cookies, and Ralston Purina. Cartie has managed sales teams, the corporate call at Albertsons Companies, SuperValu, Kroger and been the lead on UNFI and KeHE. Additionally she worked collaboratively with brokers, a brand incubator, franchise/anchor bottlers while at Pepsi, and managed a combination of DSD and warehouse businesses for the natural and grocery channel.
In her personal time, Cartie enjoys spending time with her husband Chris, four children Lucy, Patrick, Theresa, Jill, their families, and four grandchildren. Outside of work Cartie enjoys walking her yellow Lab Edna, hiking, visiting National Parks, being in nature, skiing, yoga, and time with friends.