Carrie Bell Motsinger, Common Citizen

Carrie is an experienced marketing professional with 17 years working in the consumer goods industry, with a recent move into the cannabis industry. Carrie brings seven years of agency experience working with fortune 500 companies like Dow Corning, Novartis Nutrition (Gerber, Boost) and Kellogg. She spent nine years at the Kellogg company working on the Brand Design marketing team as well as the Cross-Category Sales Operations team. She has comprehensive background in marketing materials, packaging design, branding, packaging pre-media, retail, eCommerce, design strategy, cost savings and project management.

Carrie is a connector across the businesses she has worked in- 6 years of being an employee resource group leader, 4 years being a national co-chair, cross-functional team creation and development of employees, driver of results and excited to take on new challenges.

Carrie resides in Plainwell, MI with her husband Matthew and 2 children. They enjoy being outside with their pets- dogs, cats, and chickens, walking in the trails and tending to their two gardens. They enjoy time at their family cabins, being up north and enjoying the short summer months in Michigan. Carrie enjoys reading, listening to podcasts and exploring new cities (especially for craft beer). Carrie has held roles in the Chamber of Commerce and Southwest Michigan First to help grow our region. She has also taken 3 years of improv classes as a development opportunity.

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