Charlie Gilmer

Officer, Private Donor Services

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Charlie joined CAF America in 2020 as a Private Donor Services Officer. He graduated from the College of William and Mary with a BA in Government and a minor in Business Management and Organizational Leadership. Before joining CAF America, he served as a Peace Corps Volunteer and Volunteer Leader by supporting American volunteers as well as the programming and training efforts of the Peace Corps in Vanuatu. Charlie has experience in intercultural competency, diversity, equity, and inclusion facilitation, coaching and conflict resolution and uses those skills to better serve the donors of CAF America.


What inspires me to do what I do
Living in a developing country for three years and seeing the positive impact of charities and grants. 

Charlie is my nickname for my legal name, Charles. 

A person I’d love to meet
Ian McKellan

Meeting new people, kava, Candycrush, cooking with friends.

Guilty pleasure
Eating more than I should be able to. 

Something someone would be surprised to know about me
I’ve hiked four volcanoes, two of which were active. 

Thing that really baffles me
Time zones and daylight savings. 

Favorite meal
Any kind of pasta.

Random fact about me
I’ve played the violin for sixteen years.

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