- Hometown: Phillipsburg, NJ
- Education: York College of Pennsylvania
- Favorite vacation spot(s): Bermuda, Telluride, CO & Sedona, AZ
- Best part of the job: the office environment and company culture
Carissa joined AAE in April 2022. She has a bachelor's degree in Public Relations with concentrations in Hospitality and Speech Communication from York College of Pennsylvania. Having started her professional career as a Corporate Concierge in Washington D.C., managing events for a corporate office building. Carissa also has experience as a Tenant Service Coordinator for a property management & real estate firm, acting as the on-site manager for all tenant and building inquiries. She decided to move to North Carolina to be with her boyfriend, and is thrilled to have secured a job at AAE! She is happy to be back in the events industry, at a company where "everyone is so welcoming and kind, making me feel at home right away." In her spare time, Carissa enjoys spending time with family, working out, roaming farmer's markets, reading suspense novels, and trying new restaurants.