Carrie L. Devone founded CLD Consulting to address the marketing needs in a diverse society within middle market industries. She has her MBA-International from Lawrence Technological University and her BA in Mass Communications/Business Administration from Xavier University of Louisiana. Ms. Devone has nearly 20 years of experience working in both the public and private sector and has represented numerous companies creating brand identities, strategies and key messaging.

Ms. Devone is the leading expert in corporate branding: her expertise is creating, developing and implementing strategies and capturing "best practices." She consults businesses on highlighting their capabilities and providing high quality and strategic marketing initiatives. In addition, Ms. Devone has received awards for outstanding service and recognition for her dedication to increasing awareness.

Her corporate experience ranges from working with large companies such as; Ford Motor Company and Sears Holdings to smaller companies like Burrell Communications and Tahan Advertising.

Ms. Devone's philosophy is based on building strong and lasting relationships focused on the foundation of mutual respect and integrity.