Carolina Aponte is a seasoned professional with more than 20 years of experience serving clients both large and small. As the CEO of Caja Holdings, Carolina divides her time between business development, client services, consulting and analysis. In a span of 5 years, Carolina has grown Caja Holdings’ revenue an average of 35 percent for the past 3 years. Her business services multi-million dollar companies, law firms, and diverse small businesses and provides bookkeeping for local accounting firms.
Carolina began her accounting career working on manual ledgers for a Miami law firm. She graduated from Nova Southeastern University with a degree in Business Management. Afterwards, she climbed the corporate ladder at a thriving accounting software company until she moved to North Carolina with her family. There, she used her extensive understanding of tax code and accounting to start a small consulting company to provide clients practical and effective internal accounting and tax-reporting solutions.
Carolina is the recipient of the Latin American Businesswoman 2012 Award in Charlotte, NC and the 2017 NAWBO Rising Star Award. She is a Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Business Scholar, a business growth accelerator. She is also an Executive Board Member of The Sandbox Group and serves on the Union County Board of Directors for United Way and is a member of NAWBO Charlotte's Public Policy committee. Carolina has been a member of Business Sorority since 2016 and a member of NAWBO Charlotte since 2015.