Carrie Van Nest

Carrie Van Nest

Carrie has extensive and numerous years of experience in management and consulting within the oil/gas, advertising, non-profit, financial services, education and pharmaceutical industries. Carrie holds a Master of Business Administration with a double major in Sports Management and Finance from the University of Dallas and a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Marketing from Southeastern Oklahoma State University in the United States. Carrie is also a part qualified accountant with the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

What do you like the most about your job?

The day to day variety of my projects and the constant knowledge and learning platform that our company provides with being the most up to date with the latest and greatest methods and processes. Also, the team comradery is first class and one of a kind.

What three people would you like to have dinner with?

Michelle Obama, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Salvador Dali

What did you do before joining Pinta?

Worked for Avaya, NUIG, Ares Management, CBS Television and Exxon Mobil in various HR, Finance, Supply Chain and Visual Design roles.

What other profession would you like to try for a day?


What are your hobbies?

Bodybuilding, Hiking, Charcoal Drawing, Painting, Reading, Travelling, playing with my animals and Barbecuing with Friends and Family.

I’d never leave the house without my . . . . . .

Phone, Lip Balm, Debit Card and Hair Tie.

Something people might not know about me

In 2019, I won 4th place in Toned Figure Bodybuilding and was invited to compete in the World competition on the Irish team.

What’s your favourite book / album / movie?

Little Women by Louisa May Alcott, Eric Clapton, A Beautiful Mind