Carolyn Bjur has worked in the field of public relations and marketing for fifteen years. For eight years, she worked the Marketing Office of the U.S. Treasury Department. There, Carolyn partnered with government and corporate officials, national media and schools on social marketing initiatives to create awareness for financial literacy and education. Prior to Treasury, Carolyn worked with the City of Chicago Mayor’s Office of Special Events on two major projects: the 1994 World Cup Soccer Tournament and the 1996 National Convention. As host committees for these events, the office coordinated special events and showcased the city of Chicago to international audiences.
Carolyn currently works for the Varitronics Division of Brady Corporation as an education consultant and meets with Chicago Administrators to introduce new technology in schools.
Carolyn began volunteering for Prevent the Bite in 2003. She was tremendously moved by Kelly Voigt’s story and the difference Kelly is making in the issue of dog bite education and safety. A passionate animal lover, Carolyn lives in Grayslake, Illinois with her husband Tim and yellow lab, Kai. During her free time she volunteers as a dog walker for a local pet shelter.