About Us

Expertise born of a unique perspective.

Carpenter Group brings together seasoned professionals from the financial services, branding and creative industries to develop and implement solutions that meet the full spectrum of your organization's business goals.

Polly Carpenter has brought a passionate commitment to financial services marketing since founding the company over 30 years ago, having helped navigate hundreds of clients through the dramatic expansion of the financial services industry since the 1980's.

Polly is closely involved in the development of the firm's work product, as well as overseeing its overall management. She has been involved in the launch of many of the country's best known financial services brands in areas such as mutual funds, separately managed accounts, ETFs, retirement platforms and annuities, resulting in many billions of assets raised. She attended Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Skowhegan, Maine, and graduated with a B.F.A. from the Rhode Island School of Design. Polly currently heads RISD NY, the alumni chapter of Rhode Island School of Design, and is on the advisor board of Parents in Action.