Cassie Carlson

Marketing and Communications Account Manager

Introducing Cassie Carlson, an enigmatic figure whose biography reads like a puzzle waiting to be solved. Cassie has lived a life full of experiences, from going to school as a kid to doing something else that we can only speculate about. She has thought many thoughts, some of which are profound and insightful, while others are trivial and silly. Cassie is a person of many layers, with a past, present, and future that are as complex as they are fascinating. When she’s not busy living life, Cassie can be found doing something or nothing at all, depending on her mood and the whims of fate. She is a true enigma, a person with many talents and interests, all of which are shrouded in mystery, waiting to be discovered by those who are bold enough to take on the challenge. So who is Cassie Carlson? That’s a question that only she can answer, and even then, we may never know the full truth.

What's your favorite local business or entrepreneur that you've worked with, and why?
Morning Light Kombucha – They technically operate out of Jackson County, but do a lot of business in Topeka and Shawnee County. Indigenous woman-owned, local ingredients, delicious kombucha, and the owner, Melinda, is passionate about her product and clients.
What's one small change that an individual or family can make to contribute to the local economy's growth?
Learning more about what our local businesses have to offer, and shopping locally more often. This is not only great for the local economy, but you just might find a product you like even more and have the opportunity to create a great relationship with a local business/business owner at the same time.
What's your go-to recommendation for a fun, affordable activity or event in the local area that also supports the local economy?
Enjoying First Friday throughout Topeka and especially in NOTO and Downtown. There’s something for everyone between entertainment & music, art, food, a little shopping, and being surrounded by a bunch of people just having a good time.

Cassie loves to travel...everywhere!..but especially internationally! She's also been skydiving but has no interest in bungee jumping.

Topeka Civic Theatre
Cassie Carlson’s love for the performing arts is well-known, and her favorite spot to indulge in it is the Topeka Civic Theatre. From the talented cast to the creative set designs, Cassie is always impressed with the quality of their productions. In particular, she loves their improv shows, Laugh Lines, and can never resist a good laugh. The cozy and intimate setting, complete with tables and the option to order drinks, snacks, and desserts, make for a perfect evening out. And with the added bonus of no cell phone service in the main theater, Cassie can fully immerse herself in the show without any distractions.