Carol Shimer

Team Support Specialist


Carol is a Team Support Specialist and National Trainer with Family Leadership. She is also our Executive Administrator managing our logistics for training launch events, our annual national leadership institute event, and other major initiatives of Family Leadership.

Before joining Family Leadership, Carol worked for ten years in college administration providing testing and support services to first generation college students. Her experience in getting students successfully started in college connects her to Family Leadership’s mission of equipping parents to prepare their children for college.

Carol is a native Spanish speaker who learned English in elementary school. She brings her valuable cultural experience and bilingual language skills to our Spanish writing team.

Carol married her high school sweetheart and manages a three generation household with three teenagers in college and high school. Her parents are from Nicaragua and her father served as a pastor in McFarland, California. She enjoys supporting her children in volleyball tournaments, music recitals and various supermom roles.