Charlotte Otero joins the Maddie's Fund team as Community Strategist and is responsible for driving strategies and improvements for Maddie's® Pet Forum, our online community dedicated to increasing collaboration and innovation among animal well-being professionals.
Charlotte has an extensive background in digital community management using the power of technology to connect millions of people with others who share their same passions. She's managed online communities for Lady Gaga, Coca-Cola, Travelocity, Sol Republic, the Mandela Family, and the United Nations Foundation. She has a love for all things technology and an affinity for animals and loves being able to merge the two with Maddie's Fund!
Charlotte attended the University of Idaho on a basketball scholarship and earned her degree in Marketing with a minor in Advertising. She later received her Master's Certificate from the University of San Francisco in Advanced Online Marketing.
Charlotte currently lives in Prineville, Oregon with her fiancée Meisha and their furry family: a senior American Staffordshire Terrier named Kloke, their first foster "fail" kitty named Kanye and a rotating crew of foster kittens from Brightside Animal Center. In her free time, she enjoys kayaking, marketing design, video editing, music, and traveling.