Carrie Wilkerson is a popular speaker, business consultant, and the author of The Barefoot Executive: The Ultimate Guide to Financial Freedom & Becoming Your Own Boss, published in 2011. She was named by Forbes magazine as a "top small business influencer." Carrie holds a bachelor’s degree from Texas Woman’s University and a master’s degree from Dallas Baptist University. She has created balance for herself and her family by working from home while raising four kids. Carrie and her husband, Eddie, have been married 25 years and live near Fort Worth, Texas.