Natasha serves as Executive Director for Candlelighters of Brevard. She attended the University of Central Florida, receiving her degrees in advertising, public relations, and legal studies. Before joining Candlelighters in 2014, Natasha specialized in corporate strategy and development for Harris Corporation in the areas of University Relations, Corporate Relations, and the Harris Foundation’s Community Relations departments. Natasha was the award recipient of Lead Brevard’s “4 Under 40” and the Melbourne Chamber’s “Woman to Watch” Awards for her public and community service along with her career success. Her passion for the children of Candlelighters stems from her health challenges in battling Systemic Lupus – as she has experienced firsthand the treatment required when facing a life-threatening disease.