4. A DEVOTED WIFE, MOTHER, & COMMUNITY MEMBER
Scott Kaufmann is Karie’s favorite geek, and loving husband of 13 years. They are parents to two wonderful kids (Kenzi, 7, and Cole, 4), a black lab (Penny Lane) and 2 beehives. As a family they are active in the community, having served together on the board of Kids4Tech, a nonprofit organization providing computers and training to underprivileged youth through partnership with the Boys & Girls Clubs of America. They are active in their church, and regularly volunteer their time for causes they believe in, both at home and abroad. Currently, Karie serves on the board of the Business Life Ministry, and the steering committee for the Newbreak Business Association.