After graduation from UCLA, Carey's professional career began with Sony Pictures, where she worked in various motion picture & sitcom post-production positions. Moving to the desert in 1999 to raise a family with her husband Tom she continued to work from home as a children's television writer. Once her family had grown she returned to business in 2007 as a realtor with Bennion Deville Homes. Being in real estate for over a decade Carey has hundreds of successful deals in the books and a large database of satisfied clients. Always helping friends and family with their own design projects Carey launched her own interior design and branding firm, and has successfully completed several golf clubhouse projects. She continues to blend her design and real estate careers offering professional home staging services to clients as well. Carey earned her B.A. degree in Theater, Film and Television from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She is an active member of IATSE, The Delta Gamma Foundation and Desert Association of Realtors.