Toni Holt Kramer

Carol Shafer

CAROL HAILS FROM SCARSDALE, NEW YORK AND PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY. SHE HAS VOLUNTEERED WITH MANY CHARITABLE GROUPS, INCLUDING THE HOSPICE FOUNDATION, 1736 FAMILY CRISES CENTER, CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL OF LOS ANGELES, SOUTH BAY SENIOR SERVICES, AND THE FLYING SAMARITANS. SHE IS A FIFTEEN YEAR MEMBER OF ROTARY, PREVIOUSLY SERVING ON THEIR BOARD OF DIRECTORS, AND SERVED PREVIOUSLY ON THE ADVISORY BOARD FOR THE SALVATION ARMY IN LOS ANGELES.

SHE IS A FORMER MEMBER AND PROGRAM CHAIR OF THE NEPTUNIAN WOMAN’S CLUB, A FORMER BOARD MEMBER OF THE PREGNANCY HELP CENTER IN TORRANCE, CURRENT BOARD MEMBER OF THE CITY OF HOPE, AND A TOWN & GOWN OF USC MEMBER. SHE IS A 35 YEAR MEMBER OF THE SANDPIPERS OF THE SOUTH BAY AND WAS NAMED THE 2005-2006 SANDPIPER OF THE YEAR . CAROL WAS ALSO NAMED 2004 BUSINESSWOMAN OF THE YEAR BY THE NATIONAL REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE’S BUSINESS ADVISORY COUNCIL, AND IN 2006 WAS THE RECIPIENT OF THE RONALD REAGAN GOLD MEDAL AWARD. SHE BELONGS TO TWO REPUBLICAN WOMAN’S FEDERATED GROUPS.

SHE RECEIVED A BACHELOR OF FINE ARTS DEGREE FROM CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF THE ARTS – SCHOOL OF MUSIC, WHERE SHE STUDIED OPERA. CAROL IS ALSO A GRADUATE OF THE GEMOLOGICAL INSTITUTE OF AMERICA AND THE OWNER OF CAROL SHAFER FINE JEWELRY.

SHE HAS HAD THE PRIVILEGE OF MEETING MANY HIGH PROFILE PERSONALITIES, INCLUDING THREE U.S. PRESIDENTS, AND HAS HAD THE HONOR OF BEING A GUEST IN THE WHITE HOUSE SEVERAL TIMES.

CAROL WAS ALSO A PROFESSIONAL MARILYN MONROE IMPERSONATOR
FOR MANY YEARS WHICH INCLUDED GUEST APPEARANCES AT MAJOR MOTION PICTURE STUDIOS, CORPORATE EVENTS AND TRADE SHOWS.

SHE HAS BEEN MARRIED FOR 51 YEARS TO HER HIGH SCHOOL SWEETHEART, JOHN, A RETIRED HERMOSA BEACH DENTIST. THEY HAVE A 33 YEAR OLD DAUGHTER, HEATHER. HEATHER AND HER HUSBAND, BOTH USC TROJANS, PRACTICE LAW IN IRVINE. THEY HAVE A THREE YEAR OLD DAUGHTER AND A ONE YEAR OLD SON.

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