Our Team

Stephanie Carter, BSN RN

Account Manager

Stephanie Carter

Stephanie Carter, BSN RN, serves as an Account Manager at SAM. With more than a decade of experience in nonprofit operations, fundraising, event planning, and grassroots organizing, Stephanie brings a diverse array of skills and perspectives to her role, including years of practicing as an ER nurse.

Prior to joining SAM, Stephanie served as president of the Will Davis Parent Teacher Association and led a team to meet its fundraising and membership goals while navigating the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. She also worked as a business development associate for an Austin-based program that recruits and trains community leaders. 

Stephanie graduated summa cum laude from Texas A&M University with a bachelor's degree in biology and magna cum laude from Texas Tech University'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: Society for Information Management (SIM), Southwest Car Wash Association (SCWA)

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

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

My workplace superpower is... distilling lofty goals into a strategic plan with achievable tactics.

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

What inspires me about working with associations: Addressing issues and getting results by formally collaborating with diverse organizations is highly rewarding.

My unique skills or passions: Creative, out-of-the-box thinking; good humor; tenaciousness.

Favorite SAM core value: Seek clarity. I work best with a team when there is a well-defined vision, shared goals, effective strategy, and practical, achievable tactics.