Place in the Industry
When Carrie Cook says success in real estate is earned – she knows what she’s talking about.
“I do not have an Ivy League education. In fact, I didn’t go to college until 10 years after I graduated high school,” she explained. The mentor who suggested she do so was, at the time, the head of the Democrat Party in Nevada and running government relations for a Fortune 500 company. “I thought to myself, ‘she’s pushing this for a reason,’” she recalled. Her degree from the somewhat unconventional University of Phoenix taught her to work in a group setting. “It takes a group of individuals to accomplish what I’m accomplishing , period,” she said. “This is the result of a teamwork environment.”
“This” is a small word to describe the extremely big things Cook is doing these days. She is the CEO of Preferred Trust Company, a self-directed IRA custodian, and the president of Ignite Funding, a company which provides turnkey real estate investment opportunities in the Southwest in an unusual and highly collateralized format. “We’re very unique,” she said. “When you invest with us, your name is put on the deed of trust as a […]