Carolyn Creswell (Tennent ’91) commenced her company, Carman’s, 23 years ago and has grown the small business from a part-time job hand-making muesli for a few Melbourne cafés, to a multinational Australian brand which proudly exports to 32 countries.
Carolyn’s business acumen has led to a number of accolades including being named the 2007 Ernst & Young’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year and 2012 Telstra Australian Business Woman of the Year. She is also a graduate member of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.
Carolyn sits on the Boards of the Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation and the Human Rights Law Centre. She is an Ambassador for the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, Smiling Mind and a Patron of the St Kilda Gatehouse.
Carolyn is married with four young children – a dearly loved aspect of her life. According to Carolyn, her pride in the business, the staff and the fun environment they have created are the main reasons behind the success of Carman’s today.
Updated January 2016