Charlotte Otero joins the Maddie's Fund® team as our Community Strategist and is responsible for driving strategies and improvements for Maddie's Pet Forum, our online community dedicated to connecting animal welfare professionals and volunteers all in the name of lifesaving.
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 clients & brands like Lady Gaga, Coca-Cola, Travelocity, Sol Republic 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. She later received her Master's Certificate from the University of San Francisco in Advanced Professional Marketing. Charlotte currently lives in Bend, Oregon with her partner Meisha and their furry family of senior pets: an American Staffordshire Terrier named Kloke, a Dachshund mix named Karter and an orange tabby cat named Kooper. In her free time she enjoys kayaking, hiking with her dogs, photography, marketing design, music and volunteering at a local equine rescue.