Cary is a long-time environmental activist and fundraiser for conservation organizations. Currently, she works as a fundraising consultant to nonprofit organizations. Prior to establishing her business, she was the Corporate Relations Manager for the Land Trust Alliance and, before that, she was the Director of Foundation Relations at the Theodore Roosevelt Conservation Partnership.
Cary has been involved with conservation organizations for many years. Most recently, she served on the board of the Potomac Conservancy, an organization dedicated to protecting the Potomac River. She grew up along the Potomac River and has paddled, hiked and cycled along the river all of her life.