Company: National Federation of Republican Women
Location: Alexandria, VA, United States
Alexandria, VA, United States, August 30, 2016, Carrie L. Almond, President of the National Federation of Republican Women, has been recognized by Elite Women Worldwide, for dedication, achievement and leadership in politics.
After serving in various positions such as the second vice president and treasurer of the NFRW, Ms. Almond was elected president in early 2016. The federation was founded in 1938 and endeavors to empower women in the political process, government and civic arenas. She was elected at the 38th Biennial Convention in Phoenix. In addition to her position with the grassroots organization, she is an executive vice president of Citizens Bank & Trust. To inspire more women to go into the banking industry, she started a Young Banking Program in which she ensures the male-to-female ratio is 50/50.
Ms. Almond became involved with banks after bouncing a tuition check in college. After speaking with the president of the bank about the issue, she was invited to enroll in a training program at the bank. After graduating from the University of South Carolina, she worked for the Union Bank of Switzerland in Lausanne. Ms. Almond is known for her communication skills, leadership and working well with others. These skills are integral to her success in both the banking industry and as president of the NFRW.
Throughout her life, Ms. Almond was inspired by her grandmother, who was the first in the family to go to college and law school. In addition to her involvement in politics and banking, she dedicates her free time to her community of Chillicothe. She serves as treasurer of the Livingston County Animal Shelter and is active in the local arts council and rotary club. She has also served as the treasurer of Grace Episcopal Church and as chair of the audit committee. She also manages her family’s farm, which consists of more than 2,000 acres. Looking toward the future, Ms. Almond intends to inspire women to register to vote.
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