Carlye Cook is the Owner of a boutique event design and donor relations firm, Carlye by Design. Before starting her own firm, Carlye spent a decade at Montana State University as the Senior Director of Donor Relations, Stewardship and Special Events during the most successful fundraising campaign in the school’s history. Prior to her time in Montana, Carlye dedicated a decade to Tauck World Discovery where she worked on national sales and product design in the most treasured, beautiful places around the world. Carlye grew up in the Midwest and is a graduate of Southern Methodist University with a degree in finance. She is the Past President of the Board of Directors for Heart of the Valley Animal Shelter in Bozeman, a role that married her great passion for bringing people and animals together. In her free time, you’ll find her on the trails with her four-legged buddy, Ginger, or a plane to explore another gorgeous haven of the world.