Carleigh Berryman '15
Young Alumni Achievement
Owner and Founder of Viva Vita
Carleigh Berryman '15 is an international virtual reality and healthcare expert. She has been a featured speaker at conferences across the U.S. and abroad and will be a featured author in the upcoming book Applied Virtual Reality in Healthcare: Case Studies and Perspectives. Most notably, Carleigh is recognized for her work as the CEO & Founder of Viva Vita, a start-up that has delivered virtual reality to thousands of seniors across the United States for better mental health and quality of life.
Prior to launching Viva Vita in 2019 Carleigh earned her degree in entrepreneurship, marketing, and psychology from The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.
For four years she diligently pursued concentrations in Marketing and Entrepreneurship and Innovation, in addition to achieving a minor in Psychology. As a full-time student, Carleigh discovered a passion for talk radio as a show host on the campus’ radio station WRGW. She also became an active member of both Alpha Kappa Psi and Sigma Nu Tau business societies.
Carleigh has acquired experience in business strategy and development, marketing research and strategy, media and digital marketing, advertising, and sales through numerous jobs, internships, and freelance contracts. She has fostered relationships across organizational structures within start-ups and Fortune 500 companies alike, and in doing so has established a strong track record of dependability and creativity.
Carleigh’s three siblings are also Casady graduates, Peter Berryman ’20, Jackson Berryman ’20, Ruby Berryman ’19.