Carrie Chard is currently Assistant Director with the Colvin Institute of Real Estate Development at the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation. Her primary role is to promote and provide outreach for the Colvin Institute. Formerly, Carrie held the position of Senior Director for Professional Development & Credentialing at the Associated General Contractors of America (AGC) for over 7 years. She played the lead role in launching the CM-BIM assessment-based credential, the first credential in Building Information Modeling. While at AGC of America, she managed an annual National Student Competition in construction management that brought together 21 regional teams to compete for top honors in commercial, heavy civil, and design build construction. In addition to partnering with AIA and USGBC, Chard produced 25 educational programs and lectures per year and successfully applied, received and renewed Authorized Provider status from the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) to award the IACET CEU.
Chard has over 15 years of association experience managing events and professional development in various industries including, real estate, retail and public education. She has Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Arts from California University of PA and holds a Maryland Real Estate license. She is an active in her community and supports many local charities. In addition, she is a member of the Annapolis Historical Society, which is dedicated to preserving Annapolis’ architectural legacy.