FERN CARTY DAWKINS
SMOOTHIE KING (PEARLAND) | JM CARTY HOLDINGS, CEO
Fern Carty Dawkins is the owner of JM Carty Holdings, LLC, a franchise management company in Houston, TX. JM Carty Holdings currently owns two Smoothie King franchises, with three additional stores in development for 2018. Fern received her Bachelor’s degree from Emory University in Atlanta, GA and her Juris Doctorate from the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville, AR. Prior to forming her company, Fern practiced law in-house for Walmart Stores, Inc. as a member of its Health & Wellness Legal team which supported the company’s pharmacy and vision center businesses.
Fern is an active member of the State Bar of Georgia, the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, the Houston Lawyers Association, the Greater Houston Black Chamber of Commerce, the Pearland Chamber of Commerce, the She Is A CEO Foundation Board of Directors, and the illustrious Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. In addition to its business endeavors, JM Carty Holdings, is a dedicated community partner, actively involved in giving back to the individual communities in which its stores operate.