Our Team

Stephanie Carter

Account Manager

Stephanie Carter

Stephanie Carter, BSN RN, serves as an Account Manager for SAM. With 10 years of experience in nonprofit operations, fundraising, event planning, and grassroots organizing, Stephanie brings a diverse array of skills and perspectives to the table. Most recently, she served as the President of the Will Davis Parent Teacher Association during COVID and nonetheless led a team to meet their previous fundraising and membership goals.

Stephanie graduated summa cum laude from Texas A&M with a bachelor’s degree in biology and magna cum laude from Texas Tech’s rigorous second-degree BSN program. She practiced as an ER nurse at South Austin Medical Center, where she learned to think critically and collaborate with a team to achieve positive patient outcomes in a fast-paced environment. Stephanie was nominated by colleagues and patients and was selected to receive the ICARE award for compassion, accountability, respect, and excellence.

Partners: Austin Black Physicians Association, Science Teachers Association of Texas, Texas Wine & Grape Growers Association

Volunteering/Leadership roles: Murchison ACPTA Representative, TexPIRG Education Fund Board Member (2014–Current), ATXelerator Alumni Engagement Committee member

College Colors: Maroon and white

Family: I have two sons, Jackson and Benjamin, two cats named Gumball and Darwin, and one patient husband, Josh.

Outside of work, I love...
 Being a consummate southern hostess. Being born and raised in New Orleans, I especially love throwing costume parties.  

I’m known in the SAMILY for... Asking lots of questions. 

My SAM superpower is . . . Distilling lofty goals into a strategic plan with achievable tactics.

Assessments: Captain (Predictive Index), The Field Marshal (ENTJ)

Why I love association management: Addressing issues and getting results by formally collaborating with diverse organizations is highly rewarding.

Favorite thing about working at SAM: Exposure to so many leaders that inspire and challenge you.

Favorite SAM Core Value:
Seek clarity