Cari is a Kansan by choice, having moved to KC from Colorado in 2014 to be near her mother. Cari and her husband Rod are the proud parents of Bethany and Erin. Cari is Rod’s marketing assistant at Prudential Advisors, and they have a rescue dog named Gunner and a senior pound kitty, Rowdy. In addition to watching movies with her family, Cari loves reading with a warm four-legged friend nearby.
Cari brings knowledge of fundraising and volunteer management to SNKC from her experiences as a Walk Manager for the Alzheimer’s Association, a multi-state development manager for Mercy Ships (the world’s largest non-governmental hospital ship) and as Deputy Grassroots Director for Patriot Voices. A Colorado Christian University graduate, she also managed her own home organizing and coaching business, The Clutter Cutters, for more than 21 years. As an adoptee, Cari became a team leader for the Fostering Hope Foundation to provide support to foster parents through her church. Cari is excited to take a more active role as an animal advocate with SNKC and was honored to co-chair the 2020 gala with Rod.