Meet The Team

Meet The Team

Photo of Charli K MatthewsCharli K. Matthews

Founder & President

Charli K. Matthews, the Founder & President of Empowering Pumps, LLC., has worked with the pump industry since 2005 and is a known leader for building brands, growing online networks, and helping industrial companies embrace digital media. Her passion and deep understanding of how to leverage social media platforms has enabled Empowering Pumps™ and Empowering Valves™ to become the leading online networks for the pump and valves industries.

Contact Charli:  Email – LinkedIn – Facebook – Twitter – Instagram


Carter A MatthewsCarter A. Matthews

Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Carter Matthews, Vice President for Empowering Brands, is an alumnus of the University of Alabama with a Bachelors in Communications. Carter has over 15 years experience in advertising and marketing services for B2B with expertise in digital, content, and social media marketing.

Contact Carter: EmailLinkedIn – Twitter – Instagram


Photo of Cieana Detloff

Cieana Detloff

Content Manager

Cieana Detloff, Content Manager for Empowering Pumps™, went from being a Sponsor in 2014 to joining the company as a key contributor. Having previously worked 9 years in the pump aftermarket as a manager of a marketing and creative services department, Detloff creates the kind of content that helps people find excitement in the world of pumps. She has ghost-written articles for many large and mid-sized companies and works with our Sponsors to create content that provides value to industry professionals.

Contact Cieana: EmailLinkedIn –  TwitterInstagram