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Kari MacDonald

Kari started at Valley Vision in 2020. She manages the business and finance operations of the organization, including ensuring organizational productivity and efficiency, implementing strategies, and optimizing organizational performance.

Professional Experience

Before joining Valley Vision, Kari worked in nonprofit, for-profit and governmental organizations, which exposed her to multiple perspectives and approaches to community issues. She possesses more than 20 years of experience in financial analysis and accounting and is skilled in capacity building, finance, board development, grant making, program evaluations and operations.


Bachelor of Arts – University of California, San Diego

Affiliations & Awards

Former board member, 916 Ink


Unapologetic book addict. Cycle Life spin junkie. Increasingly rare and special moments with my grown children. Early to bed and early to rise. Always seeking sunlight. Long walks to clear my head. Being married to my best friend.