Meet the Team
Karen Vermaire Fox
Managing Partner & "Chief Outside-The-Box Thinker"
Karen, the Managing Partner at Quindigo Management, possesses a wealth of experience in association management. Her role involves collaborating with association boards and committees to devise and execute strategic plans. Once these plans are in place, Karen works alongside Quindigo staff and dedicated volunteers to drive organizational goals forward. Her diverse skill set encompasses membership development, website design, meeting planning, fundraising, event management, financial planning, and resolving emerging challenges.
Karen dedicates a significant portion of her efforts to The Real Estate Council of Greater Fort Worth and the North Texas Roofing Contractors Association. Additionally, she closely supports newly partnered associations, ensuring a smooth and prosperous collaboration between leadership and staff from the outset.
Prior to her tenure at Quindigo, Karen gained valuable experience working in the membership department of The Council for Exceptional Children. Her responsibilities included board development, goal setting, website design, and membership growth. She has also contributed as an 8th grade English teacher and served the United States Senate Select Committee on Ethics.
Beyond her professional commitments, Karen actively volunteers in the community and serves on the advisory board of Kids Who Care. She is a proud alumna of the University of Iowa, holding a degree in English and Education. Karen is also a loving mother to three remarkable, adult children.
ULI Dallas-Fort Worth & The Exchange Club
Shane is a Senior Manager with ULI DFW and the Administrator of the Fort Worth Exchange Club.
Shane Burton is a skilled Senior Executive and IT Professional with more than 20 years of success spanning real estate, information management, local government, and nonprofits. Leveraging extensive experience in designing and delivering high-performance tech solutions for the public and private sectors, she spent the last ten years specializing in IT Infrastructure and Operations.
Shane is an asset for companies requiring expert assistance with growth
management, organizational strategy, large-scale project management, or policy and procedure
development. Her broad areas of expertise include business process improvement, infrastructure development, vendor and client relations, project management, and strategic planning.
Shane has held leadership positions with Dallas County, the City of Irving, and several nonprofit boards and committees throughout her executive career. Shane now provides IT Consulting services and serves as the President of a real estate holding company.
Shane holds an Associate of Arts from Tarrant County College and a Certified Government Chief Information Officer designation. Shane is the mother of four children and two golden doodles. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, boating, and traveling.
REC of GFW
Abby brings over 25 years of non-profit sector experience. With a background including positions like Director of Student Ministry, Director of Events, and Director of Communications, Abby is a seasoned professional with a strong commitment to community growth.
Hailing from Grapevine, TX, Abby’s roots run deep in North Texas. She holds a social work degree from Texas Christian University, reflecting her dedication to positively impacting individuals' lives. Beyond her professional responsibilities, Abby enjoys spending time with her husband, Mike, who serves as a sergeant at FWPD, and their 9-year-old son, Trent. She also finds relaxation camping as well as building her collection of Washington wines.
Sumbel is the Director of Business Development and Events for Design Build Institute of America Southwest Region. In this role, Sumbel focuses on Business Development, Event Planning and Management, and Committee Management for DBIA SW.
A North Texas native, Sumbel joins Quindigo with over 10 years of experience working in non-profit management and development, event management, fundraising, and government. Sumbel especially enjoys planning and executing successful events, and has done so for Chambers, Non-Profits, Elected Officials, Local Governments, Advocacy Groups, and Membership Organizations.
Sumbel enjoys volunteer service and mentoring. She is a Rotarian, a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals of Fort Worth Metro, and serves on a number of local non-profit boards.
Sumbel has a B.A. in Political Science from Southern Methodist University and a M.S. in Public Administration, Journalism, and Political Science from the University of North Texas. She lives with her husband Vick in Plano, TX.
Partner & "Chief Technical Genius
Rachel is a dedicated professional who has been an integral part of Quindigo Management since 2012, becoming a partner in 2017. Her expertise and commitment have played a vital role in the growth of numerous organizations in the North Texas area.
Rachel's involvement spans various prestigious organizations, including the Design-Build Institute since 2023, the Real Estate Council of Greater Fort Worth (2012-2017, 2022-present), the Tarrant Transit Alliance, where she served as the founding President from 2017 to 2022, and the Urban Land Institute (2017-2022), among others.
At Quindigo, Rachel excels as the "chief technical genius," working diligently behind the scenes to ensure seamless and efficient services for our clients. Her expertise lies in developing customized data management systems that align perfectly with our clients' unique business practices.
Beyond her role at Quindigo, Rachel has contributed her talents as a freelance event manager for various non-profit organizations, including Near Southside Inc., Cuisine for Healing, and Imagination Fort Worth. From 2013 to 2023, she also held the position of Exhibition and Performance Manager for the Currents New Media Arts Festival in Santa Fe, NM.
Rachel has had over fifteen years experience in managing live events and performances. Prior to joining Quindigo, Rachel served as a stage manager for the UNT Murchison Performing Arts Center in Denton, TX, and worked several years for Kids Who Care Performing Arts in Fort Worth, TX.
Rachel earned a BA in both Anthropology and Interdisciplinary Arts from the University of North Texas in 2011. Currently, she enjoys working remotely and resides in the picturesque North Fork Valley of Colorado with her partner Kyle and their three dogs, Luna, Jupiter, and Forest.
Kristen is the Director of Events and Education for the North Texas Roofing Contractors Association, where she helps plan monthly education workshops along with their annual fundraising events. She is also the Director of Training and Education for NTRCA’s Elevate program.
As a graduate of Texas Christian University, Kristen has taught middle school English, worked in non-profit administration and focused on communication and giving in corporate public relations. She is active in her church and at her three kids’ schools.
Kristen's super powers include eagle eye editing, making people feel welcome, effective and efficient budgeting, and raising 3 amazing kids.
REC of GFW, NTRCA, & The USS Fort Worth Support Committee
Kelle is the Director of Membership at The Real Estate Council of Greater Fort Worth and the North Texas Roofing Contractors Association. She also helps with the USS Fort Worth Support Committee.
Outside of Quindigo Management Kelle is the owner of her own photography business, Kelle Moulton Photography. She focuses on fine art. corporate events, architecture, and corporate headshots.
Her fine art photography has shown in several local galleries and most notably she co-curated an all-Woman Photography show last year at The Grackle. Kelle’s most recent achievement was receiving a 3rd Place Ribbon for one of her fine art photos from the 2019 State Fair of Texas.
Additionally, Kelle enjoys photographing corporate events, taking completion photos for commercial construction and real estate, and providing headshots for corporate professionals; as well as private milestone events. Her clients include, Cowtown Executive Association, CMAA, CREW Fort Worth, EO Fort Worth, Harris Kocher Smith, North Texas Roofing Contractors Association, The Real Estate Council of Greater Fort Worth, The Whiting-Turner Construction Company, USS Fort Worth.
More about Kelle’s photography business may be found at kellemoulton.com
Kelle received her BS in Business Administration from The University of Texas at Dallas. She is also the mom to 2 grown children and has called Fort Worth home for over 20 years.