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Carrie Ostrem

AVP, Certification Services


253.200.0418 ext. 107 | carrie@creditunionstrategicplanning.com


Carrie draws on her extensive background working with credit unions to facilitate and direct CU Strategic Planning’s certification services. Carrie spent 10 years working at a $550 million dollar credit union where she gained invaluable knowledge from her experiences working in member services, collections, internal audit, and focusing on compliance and procedural practices.


In her last position with the credit union, Carrie was the Internal Audit Manager. Through this position, in conjunction with her experience as a paralegal and a community newspaper journalist, Carrie understands the importance of effective communication and efficient processes to ensure the safety and security of a financial institution.


Carries has lived in Seattle for over a decade, having spent her formative years in the Midwest. She has a degree in Communications from the University of North Dakota. When it’s rainy outside, Carries enjoys watching movies and reading.