Chris Carwie is the owner of Carwie & Associates (C&A), a service firm specializing in market research, strategic planning, business development, and sales training in the construction and material-supply industries. Chris established C&A in January of 2005, following more than a decade of direct work experience with Vulcan Materials Company, Ashland Oil and Koch Materials Company.
For over twenty years, Chris has worked extensively in selling and marketing-related roles, focusing on developing and cultivating relationships, project estimating and bidding, procuring and selling materials and sales management. In the last five years, C&A has expanded into sales training and coaching in the material-supply industry as well as the insurance, education and counseling sectors. This wide-ranging experience enables C&A to stay current on sales issues and industry topics, providing Chris with key insights into today’s sales professional.
Chris holds an undergraduate degree in Business Management from Birmingham-Southern College and a Master’s in Business Administration from Louisiana State University. In his spare time, he enjoys outdoor activities including golf, tennis, hunting, mountain biking and coaching youth sports. Chris lives in Birmingham, AL, with his wife, Lea, and two children, Caroline and John.