Kara Shultz

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Kara Shultz

Director of Development and Communications

Kara Shultz joined CCSA in 2017 as Development Manager before transitioning to Director of Development and Communications in 2021. In this position, Kara oversees the organization’s fundraising and communication. Before joining CCSA, Kara worked as Director of Annual Giving and Stewardship at Rise Against Hunger. She also worked with the annual fund at UNC-Chapel Hill and served as Director of Development Communication at East Carolina during its record-breaking Second Century Campaign, which raised $20 million more than its goal. Her other work experience includes time at the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina and Habitat for Humanity International.

Kara holds a Master’s Degree in Journalism and a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.