Carol Nguyen is an alumnus of the University of North Texas where she earned a B.F.A. in Communication Design and B.B.A. in Business Marketing. Her work was showcased at the 2008 Dallas Society of Visual Communication National Student Show and she was awarded with a Fort Worth Addy in 2009. Carol has been in the professional design industry for 11 years, gathering experience from large agencies, smaller in-house companies, and local private businesses. She has gained much insight through working with diverse industries such as technology, education, oil & gas, medical, food, entertainment and beauty. Currently, she is a Partner/Creative Director at Blue Cardigan Creative, located in Uptown Dallas.
Carol’s interest in philanthropy led to her involvement with several organizations. She is the current president of the National Association of Asian American Professionals (Dallas-Fort Worth chapter), EAGLE Scholars Mentor, Brand Ambassador for Pros for Paws, and Kitchen Lead for The Source of Hope. Carol serves as ATG’s Graphic Designer, assists with web development, and was previously Director of Marketing/PR. She won the 2013 MVP Award for her dedication to the organization and outstanding team performance.
What does going Against The Grain mean to you? “Going ‘against the grain’ means being proactive about change and carving out a path for yourself instead of following in the footsteps of others and waiting for change to occur.”
Quote to live by: “Do not merely listen to the word, and so deceive yourselves. Do what it says.” – James 1:22
Passionate about: Family, dancing, local music and great food
Favorite food: Blue Bell Ice Cream and Nutella
Can’t live without: Love
Color Personality: Action Orange