Who We Are
Cara Curtis serves as Communications Director at Coxe Curry & Associates, working with a variety of clients to develop case statements, marketing collateral and fundraising proposals. She has written materials for the Atlanta Botanical Garden, Atlanta BeltLine Partnership, Atlanta Habitat for Humanity, Atlanta History Center, Atlanta Shakespeare Company, Camp Twin Lakes, Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, Congregation Or Hadash, The Children’s Museum of Atlanta, Drew Charter School, Families First, The Giving Kitchen, Open Hand, the PATH Foundation, Trees Atlanta and Zoo Atlanta, among others.
Cara has been with Coxe Curry & Associates since 1998. Before focusing on communications in 2001, she was a senior campaign manager with numerous client engagements including the capital campaign to build The Children’s Museum of Atlanta, and annual fundraising efforts for Georgia State’s College of Health and Human Sciences and Project Healthy Grandparents.
Prior to joining the firm, Cara served as the Program Director of the National Institute for Community Empowerment, a nonprofit organization that was launched from The King Center’s Community Empowerment Initiative. Cara previously worked as a consultant for the North Carolina Institute of Minority Economic Development. She was awarded a fellowship from the Kenan Institute of Private Enterprise at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill to provide technical assistance to minority-owned small businesses in low-wealth communities.
Cara was an Echols Scholar and graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Virginia with a B.A. in English literature and art history. She also earned an M.B.A. from the Terry College of Business at the University of Georgia.
She is married to Brian Cossaboom, a strategy and operations executive at IBM, and they have two children. Cara is active in the community, volunteering as a Girl Scout Leader and PTA member at her children’s elementary school.