Carrie Grishaber

Carrie Grishaber

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Finance & Homeownership Educator
Washtenaw County Extension Office



Carrie Grishaber (she/her) is a Finance & Homeownership Educator serving Washtenaw, Livingston, Jackson, Hillsdale, Lenawee, and Monroe Counties and also provides state-wide education.

Carrie specializes in financial disaster preparedness and working with professionals in the Human Services field to prepare for conversations with clients regarding budgeting and finance. She also provides a wide variety of programming such as:

  • Creating a Spending Plan Work for You
  • Informed Renter
  • How Much Home Can You Afford?
  • Tips to Build and Protect Your Credit
  • Savvy Tips for Starting a Small Business
  • Applying for Student Loans
  • Wealth Building

Prior to working for MSU Extension, Carrie served in the Social Work field, notably in volunteer management and child and family services. Carrie holds a Master of Social Work from University of Michigan where she concentrated in Community Organizing and Management of Human Services as well as a Bachelor of Social Work from Northern Michigan University. Carrie served as an AmeriCorps NCCC Corpsmember in 2008-09.   

If you interested in partnership opportunities or are a resident of a county listed above and would like more information about classes, please feel free to reach out at or 734-222-3934.

To view and sign up for webinars or Homebuyer Education courses, please visit