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Carine Schultz

Board of Ambassador Member

Carine Schultz - Auction Lead

Carine Schultz is a dedicated professional with a rich background in the chocolate and confectionery industry. Currently, she is the Auction Leader for the San Francisco Discovery Gala, leveraging her extensive experience to create memorable and impactful fundraising events.

Carine has been self-employed as a Chocolatier in Palo Alto, California since 2017, hosting chocolate fundraising events for educational purposes. She also served as a Cake Decorator and has been involved in corporate chocolate team-building workshops in Hong Kong from 2013 to 2015. Her journey in the confectionery industry began in Melbourne, Australia, where she worked as a Cake Decorator from 2008 to 2012.

Earlier in her career, Carine was a Market Development Manager and Account Manager at Barry Callebaut in Banbury, England, from 2000 to 2006, where she successfully grew the customer base and increased sales volume. She also held the position of Development and Production Manager at Arriba Chocolates in Durban, South Africa, from 1995 to 2000, where she significantly increased sales and managed a large production team.

Carine has also been active in her local community, serving as a Fundraising Board Member of the local public middle school in 2019 and a Hospitality Board Member of the local public high school in 2020. Her passion for chocolate and commitment to community service make her a valuable asset to the Discovery Gala and its mission.