Alan Carlow is first and foremost a business professional and public servant. Following Tammy Linn's resignation in July 2011, he was elected to fill the remaining two-years left on her council seat. He plans to draw upon his 30 years of diversified business expertise to meet his number one priority of enhancing Prescott’s “Everybody's Hometown” values by striving to be an open, vibrant city.
Carlow hails from Michigan by way of California and Colorado and has lived in Prescott for four years. He's been actively involved with numerous community groups including the Prescott Chamber of Commerce as a member of the Economic Development and Government Affairs committees.
Older adult issues have been an area of focus for Carlow. He's served as Chairperson for the 2050 Committee's senior issues group and was an original member of Yavapai Elder Abuse Regional Task Force. Carlow ranks serving as President of Tender Hearts Elder Care Advisory Services among the highlights of his career.
Carlow is currently the CEO of a mortgage post-closing technology and services start-up company. He holds a Masters degree in Business Administration and is a Certified Senior Advisor with expertise in strategic planning, business development, and best practices implementation. As a Vice President at GE Capital (Mortgage Insurance & Residential Connections), Carlow was a Senior Operations Leader performing merger and acquisition activities as well as business integration.
As a Prescott city council member Carlow is dedicated to providing quality basic services and maintaining necessary infrastructure. He will support fiscal responsibility by spending conservatively, prioritizing projects, reducing costs and improving service levels. He will promote economic development by creating an environment for business growth & retention.