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Our Staff



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Marie Kuck – Co-Founder/Executive Director

  • Nathaniel’s Mom…on a mission for VIP kids!
  • Never met a food she didn’t like
  • Loves a good bargain 


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Lisa L. Harrison – Legal Counsel / Office Manager

  • Attorney
  • Mother of two awesome young adults
  • Loves traveling  and “off the beaten path” exploring


Kari Van Cleave

Kari Van Cleave – Buddy Break Administration and Development

  • Nathaniel’s babysitter
  • Served on a church staff in children’s ministry for 17 years
  • Loves anything Disney



Brianna Kuck – Event and Communications Coordinator

  • Nathaniel’s sister
  • Hispanic at heart – lover of everything Latin American
  • Chocolate chip cookies, sunflowers & theatre are a few of her favorite things


Carolina Garcia – Accountant

  • Loves to explore new places – Ready to go!
  • Served in the worship team at church as a mime and dancer
  • Teacher at heart


Yvonne Tischer – Administrative Assistant

  • Elementary school teacher/counselor for 33 years
  • Has a big pet family
  • Loves desserts of all kinds