Senior Manager, Direct Response Marketing
As the senior manager of direct response marketing for Best Friends, Carly DyBuncio is responsible for the recruitment, cultivation and stewardship of donors giving up to 1,000 a year. She is passionate about creating meaningful relationships and sharing impact with donors through creative and effective direct mail efforts. A lifelong animal lover, Carly has volunteered in animal welfare for over 10 years, and began her relationship with Best Friends as a volunteer and cat foster parent for No More Homeless Pets in Utah. She joined the development department of Best Friends in 2012 and has primarily worked in the direct response department since that time. She earned her bachelors degree from the University of California, Irvine, and has held a CFRE designation since 2017. A California native, Carly has called Utah her home for the last nine years, and currently resides in Salt Lake City with her husband and four cats.