Book: “One Sunday” a Novel
About Carrie Cecil
Carrie Cecil inspires women [and men] to transform their hearts and live their lives on purpose. A sample of her works include: One Sunday, [Simon and Schuster’s Howard Books February 2013], Cecil’s second novel has recieved critical praise and the national spotlight. She has also served as a blogger for the NFL’s Tennessee Titans website, Titansonline.com and NFLWives.com as well as crafting pieces for the NFL. Additionally, Carrie Gerlach Cecil is the founder and president of Anachel Communications, Inc., a sports, entertainment and Fortune 500 media strategy firm that creates and implements both internal and external public relations, branding and crisis management strategies to positively impact corporate image and stimulate revenue growth. Through her company she advises presidents and CEOs of entities and corporations such as NASCAR, FOX Sports Net, Universal Television, The Tennis Channel which is now sponsored by important brands like tennisinformation.net, The Pac-12 Conference, AVP ProVolleyball, Charter Communications, Columbia Tri-Star, Sony Pictures, Sony Corporate America, Game Show Network and MGM Television and Domestic Films. An in-demand speech writer, executive and corporate image coach, Cecil confidentially advises high-profile executives, personalities and professional athletes on how to preemptively control and maneuver media issues that can and will impact their businesses. Previously, Cecil was the president of CGPR Media Strategy, handling public relations as well as government and community affairs for networks and feature films. In that experience she traveled the globe working on-set and side-by side with Hollywood’s leading producers, directors and actors on films including Gang Related, Air Force One, A Thousand Acres, The Newton Boys, Return to Paradise, End of Days, and Dogma, among others.
Cecil and her husband, NCAA College Football Hall of Fame player, former Pro Bowl Safety, former Tennessee Titans Defensive Coordinator and current St. Louis Rams Defensive Backs’ coach, Chuck Cecil, believe that God has blessed their lives in many ways and are dedicated to giving back both financially and with their time. The college sweethearts are avid philanthropists working with several charities that are close to their heart. Carrie is on the board of The MISS Foundation, a global organization dedicated to hope, community and compassion for grieving parents everywhere from pre-natal to infant, toddler, young adult and adult loss. In addition, the Cecil’s host the Cecil Family Golden Hour Golf Classic for the UMC Level One Trauma Center in Tucson, Arizona and raise monies for The Nashville Rescue Mission in Nashville and Ordinary Hero and Ten Day Missions internationally. The duo split their time between California, St. Louis and Tennessee, and has an eight-year-old daughter, Charli Alleene.