Director of Learning
Carrie manages the activities of the Nonprofit Network, which provides resources for local nonprofit organizations including peer groups, professional development opportunities, and information. Carrie is proud to be part of an organization that supports the initiatives of local nonprofit organizations. She enjoys working with nonprofit professionals and sharing in their successes and challenges; as well as helping them connect with resources for support.
Carrie grew up in La Porte City, Iowa and then attended the University of Northern Iowa where she received her Bachelor of Arts in Communications/Public Relations. Before joining the Community Foundation in 2014, Carrie spent ten years raising her kids while maintaining substantial volunteer work and running a home-based crafting business. Previously, Carrie was the Development Director at Big Brothers Big Sisters and worked at a local advertising agency.
Carrie’s family includes her husband Chad and their three sons Cameron, Casey and Coleman. Carrie enjoys scrapbooking, taking pictures, volunteering, and being a fan of her kids’ various activities.