Karanae Duane has a life goal of providing innovation to non-for-profits by sharing experiences and knowledge in the field of accounting and finance that stimulates entity, professional and mission charged growth. She has worked in many industries that serve in the private and non-for-profit sectors and found her love to be with those that have a vision for making change for a greater community. She is a graduate of the Neeley School of Business at Texas Christian University with a Bachelor of Business Administration and has over 15 years of experience in accounting and finance. She currently is the Chief Financial Officer of Child Care Associations, the largest child development non-for-profit organization in North Texas, which mission is to assist family successes through excellence in early education and development services. Through her experience as a college student tutoring math to challenged young children preparing for the State test years ago, a desire to help those find their unique learning methods was born. She is passionate about education, starting early in education and embracing all children.