Carolyn Berndt is Owner and Marketing Director for several companies in the produce importing, trucking, and real estate industries. She has a BS in business marketing from the University of Arizona and is a licensed realtor. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Pacific Marine Mammal Center, Glennwood House, Binky Patrol Comforting Covers, 2 elementary school PTAs, and the Villa Park Women’s League. For the past 11 years she has been a weekly volunteer at Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) and also volunteers for the Down Syndrome Association of Orange County and Corona Del Mar High School. With her miniature schnauzer Joey, she visits elementary schools as a part of the Tutors with Tails reading program through Tackett Service Dogs. Carolyn lives in Newport Beach with her husband and business partner Roland. They have 2 children, ages 21 and 15.