Celeste Caraotta is vice president of Medical Solutions Ministries Inc. and Health Professions Grant Fund Inc. She and her husband serve in short-term medical missions in Mexico, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Africa, and Israel.
Celeste received a business degree at Western Illinois University with a concentration in marketing. She worked as a trainer for TRT Telecommunications and was flown around the United States training people on their equipment. She then worked for Cellular Business Systems, a Cincinnati Bell division, as a client support representative and was promoted as a manager in the roaming department.
She later managed a physician’s office for 25 years, serving in multiple areas, including billing, hiring, firing, front desk, and therapy. She later obtained an x-ray technician’s license and was able to take x-rays in the practice. In 2019, Celeste was trained in “field optometry,” learning how to fit individuals with reading and distance glasses on the mission field.
Celeste is the mother of 4 beautiful daughters and enjoys spending time with her family, playing games, watching movies, walking/hiking, taking pictures, family vacations, and shopping. She has been an active member in her church coaching Junior Bible Quiz, serving in the nursery, housing ministry students, and enjoys participating in food, clothing, and toy drives.