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Carey Kuznar

Affiliated Consultant

Carey Kuznar is an Affiliated Consultant in the P3 and Not for Profit Solutions practice group of KMK Consulting. Carey brings over 14 years of fundraising experience to the table, including a breadth of knowledge and expertise in communications, public relations, and media relations. She has successfully managed multi-million dollar fundraising campaigns from the strategic planning stage and brand launch, to major gift strategy and solicitation. She has a special ability for connecting with benefactors and community leaders, building relationships, and cultivating those relationships to build strong partnerships and create lasting impact within not for profit organizations and their communities. A distinguishing aspect of Carey’s career has been working directly with CEOs, identifying and recruiting them as board members for client organizations, and cultivating and soliciting them for major gifts.

Most recently, Carey’s focus has been in healthcare and education. She served as Vice President of Advancement for Cristo Rey in Cleveland, Ohio, a national model for urban education that provides disadvantaged youth with the tools for college and success in the business world; Development Director of the Mayfield Education and Research Foundation, creating the infrastructure for a foundation whose mission is to advance neuroscience excellence in Cincinnati, USA and promote its global impact; and Development Director of the Charlotte Community Health Clinic, where she positioned their organization to play an integral role in the conversation on the impact of charity care for the low income and uninsured to invigorate the local workforce and be an economic engine for the marketplace and attract private foundations and corporate support under her leadership of the development team.

Carey is a graduate of the Bridge Builders Leadership Program in Cleveland, Ohio, Leadership New Haven, and Leadership Norwalk, both in Connecticut. She also holds a certificate from the Catholic School Management Executive Fundraising Class at the University of Notre Dame, Mendoza School of Business.

Carey serves on the board of directors of the March of Dimes, Greater Piedmont Chapter in Charlotte, North Carolina, on their statewide communications board and speaker’s bureau, and is a past member of the Junior League of Cleveland and the Association for Fundraising Professionals in Cleveland, and current member of the Charlotte Chapter of the AFP. Carey was a finalist in 2012 for the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals Award.

Carey is a graduate of Butler University, where she earned a degree in Journalism and Public Relations. She lives in Charlotte, North Carolina with her husband, where they are both active in their community.

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  • Carey is a graduate of Butler University, where she earned a degree in Journalism and Public Relations.