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Caroline Hart, CFRE

Chief External Relations Officer/Deputy Director

(828) 733-4305


Caroline Hart graduated from Peace College (now William Peace University) in 1997 with a bachelor’s degree in Communications. After spending 17 years in higher education fundraising and communications, most recently serving as Vice President of Advancement at Lees-McRae College, Caroline joined the Crossnore Communities for Children team in November 2014 as Chief External Relations Officer and became Deputy Director in October 2019. In this role, she leads regional strategies, business growth, communications, and fund development. In her spare time, she loves being a soccer mom, shopping, and spending one-on-one time with her husband. Caroline is married to the Reverend Jim Hart and the couple has five very active children.