Kacie Short

Director of Special Events & Donor Relations

Kacie Short holds a Bachelor’s degree in Communication Studies and Business Administration from Illinois State University and has over fourteen years of combined experience in event coordination, development, fundraising, marketing, and community relations.  She truly enjoys combining her talents with her knowledge in contribution to her personal mission of providing hope to others.

Prior to RCS Pinellas, Kacie utilized her skills and abilities to promote, raise funds for, and increase membership at the Central Florida Dreamplex, the only fitness and recreation center in Central Florida designed specifically for those with special needs.  As Director of Communications, her responsibilities for fundraising and development efforts included event coordination, promotional content creation, and donor relations.

Kacie has experience developing organizations from their inception and understands the excitement and challenges that come with facilitating success within growing establishments.

Originally from the suburbs of Chicago, Kacie moved to Florida in 2010 to be with her husband, Aaron.  Kacie, Aaron, and their beautiful 1-year-old daughter enjoy swimming, attending sporting events, and spending time outdoors.