Carrie White is the vice president of philanthropic operations at the University of Cincinnati Foundation, where she leads teams responsible for data management, gift processing, reporting and analytic services, prospect development, application support, IT infrastructure, and desktop and hardware support. During her tenure with the UC Foundation, she has managed the foundation's conversion to and implementation of Blackbaud CRM, as well as the redesign and launch of the foundation's web pages with Blackbaud Internet Solutions, and implementation of Financial Edge. As a departmental leader, White is dynamic and detail-oriented. She combines comprehensive experiences in philanthropic operations, advancement services, fundraising, strategic planning, analytics and data management to focus and guide her team and organization to bigger results Her professional passion is tying together the pieces of a fundraising shop and leveraging data to make things run smoothly. She credits her start in her profession with a colleague who encouraged her to "figure it out" on a homegrown Paradox database. As an life long philanthropic operations professional, she deeply values the "can-do spirit" of initiative and discernment in her everyday work--she challenges colleagues to "think and try" and believes her success is rooted in those qualities. A graduate of the University of Alabama at Birmingham, White previously worked with the UC Health Foundation, the Urban League of Greater Cincinnati, Jacobson Consulting Applications, the Cincinnati Museum Center, and the Birmingham Zoo.