Kerry Caranci

Chief Executive Officer

As Chief Executive Officer of the Community Foundation, Kerry is responsible for Foundation operations and engages with donors and professional advisors to encourage the establishment of funds that ultimately serve communities in Shasta, Siskiyou and Tehama counties.

Kerry joined the Community Foundation of the North State in 2006. She serves as the Treasurer on the board of the League of California Community Foundations. An active member in Redding West Rotary, Kerry is a Leadership Redding graduate and a 2011 “20 Under 40” recipient. “I am proud and passionate about my role in community philanthropy,” she says. “Our Community Foundation offers so many ways for me to express it.”

A graduate of the University of Puget Sound, Kerry received her bachelor’s degree in Psychology and is also an alumnus of the Temple Rome study abroad program. She enjoys living in Redding with her husband Michael and son Mitchell. For fun, they fly fish, play bocce ball, spend time in beautiful places and travel the globe whenever opportunities allow.