Carol began her professional career as a newspaper journalist before joining Colorado State University as a science writer, focusing on veterinary medicine, biomedical sciences and crisis communications. After leaving the university, she founded Connect! Communications, specializing in the development of integrated communications programs for nonprofit organizations and commercial entities in the sciences.
Carol joined Morris Animal Foundation in 2015, and enjoys bringing communications together with a passion for animals to help the Foundation fulfill its mission. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling with her adult children (who can now pay their own way), hiking in the mountains of Colorado, stand-up paddleboarding, yoga, reading and travel. She also is a dog foster mom, helping dogs on their way to their forever homes.