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AAA Washington Names Carrie Wilson its Chief Financial Officer

BELLEVUE, Wash. — Bellevue based AAA Washington, the preeminent provider of emergency road service in Washington and North Idaho has promoted Carrie Wilson to Chief Financial Officer, following the retirement of CFO John Iwanski. Wilson has been AAA Washington’s Director of Finance since joining the company in March 2019.

“Carrie has made many contributions since her arrival at AAA Washington,” said Kirk Nelson, AAA Washington’s CEO and president. “She is a true professional who brings her passion and energy every day in service to our members and her AAA colleagues. I am pleased to elevate her to the CFO role as a fabulous addition to our executive team.”

Prior to AAA Washington, Wilson worked as a CFO consultant through CFO Selections for various small- to mid-sized public and private companies in the greater Seattle area. Her industry background includes high-tech, software services, manufacturing and processing. She has a wide breadth of accounting experience in revenue recognition, internal and external auditing, cost accounting, SEC reporting, data analysis and budgeting. Prior to consulting work, Wilson was the CFO of Zetec, Inc. and started her carrier at PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP.

Wilson has served as President and committee member of various PTSA and Schools Foundation boards.  In June, she will join the Junior Achievement of Washington Board. She also does volunteer work through Food Lifeline, FareStart, and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Wilson received a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration with a focus in Accounting from the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business. She is also certified as a CPA in Washington State.

About AAA Washington:

AAA Washington was established in 1904 by 10 prominent Seattleites determined to champion the betterment of motoring conditions and laws, the preservation of Washington state’s natural beauty and the promotion of Washington as an unrivaled tourist destination. Nearly 120 years later, the club continues to pursue these on behalf of its 1.2 million members. 

Members of AAA Washington receive exclusive benefits, including roadside assistance, discounts on hotels and rental cars, comprehensive insurance options, and personalized trip planning. AAA Washington was named a Best Place to Work by Puget Sound Business Journal and voted the best Travel/Tourism Company by 425 Business readers in 2023, and AAA was named one of the most trusted travel and automotive brands in the U.S. Additional information is available through the company’s Washington and northern Idaho stores and at 

About AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety:

Established in 1947 by AAA, the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety is a nonprofit, publicly funded, 501(c)(3) charitable research and educational organization. The AAA Foundation’s mission is to prevent traffic deaths and injuries by conducting research into their causes and by educating the public about strategies to prevent crashes and reduce injuries when they do occur. This research is used to develop educational materials for drivers, pedestrians, bicyclists and other road users. Visit

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